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  • 377th CPTS/WSA Volunteer with Habitat For Humanity

    Members of the 377th Air Base Wing’s Comptroller Squadron and Wing Staff Agencies volunteered with the local Habitat For Humanity’s repair program July 24, 2021 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Brothers' bond holds strong through service

    From birth to basic, tech school to Kirtland, the Ruiz brothers have faced it all together. They’ve conquered whatever came their way with the support of one another and never lived too far apart, until now.
  • Kirtland AFB to hold Bulk Fuels Remediation Facility open house

    Kirtland AFB officials will hold an open house at the Bulk Fuels Remediation Facility (Groundwater Treatment System) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, on base. Everyone is welcome, and no special permission is required. Enter through the Ridgecrest Drive Gate. No weapons or illegal substances allowed. Parking will be available nearby.
  • DNWS at Kirtland AFB names 2020 top performers

    Each year, the Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) Quarterly and Annual Awards Program recognizes the agency’s top civilian and military performers. The award categories allow personnel from the upper, middle and junior levels of the workforce to be recognized for excellent performance. The following are the 2020 award recipients.
  • 36th RQS celebrates 50th anniversary

    The 36th Rescue Squadron celebrated 50 years of operations, here, July 15, 2021. The 36th RQS’ primary mission is to support the United States Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School training through hands-on helicopter operations for over 4,000 students per year; however they also support local civilian agencies in search and rescue operations and participation in safety investigations.
  • Summer is here

    The summer sun in New Mexico is intense! When you're outside, apply sunscreen to protect your skin from sunburn, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • DLA conducts spill prevention exercise at Kirtland AFB

    The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) partnered with Kirtland’s environmental professionals to host its annual spill prevention exercise. This training is open to all base personnel that are either a part of a spill response team or handle spills reports, petroleum, oils, and lubricants on a regular basis. The training covered operation and maintenance of equipment; discharge procedure protocols; applicable pollution control laws; rules and regulations; general facility operations; spill prevention plan and ended with a Bulk Fuels Facility (BFF) walk through and spill demonstration.
  • Summer safety

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth's summer safety message to Airmen and Guardians: "Longer days and outdoor recreational activities highlight summer. Last summer, the Air Force lost 15 Airmen in preventable mishaps. Motor vehicle operations and water-related activities were the leading causes. Simple actions — such as wearing a
  • First pilots graduate from helicopter-only training at Fort Rucker

    Seven officers received their pilot’s wings, becoming the first Air Force officers to earn their wings from a helicopter-only syllabus since 1993. The Helicopter Training Next class graduated June 22 with Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presiding during the ceremony. Currently, the helicopter pilot training pipeline lasts about 17 months and includes flying the T-6 fixed wing aircraft for six months before transferring to helicopter training.
  • June is National Safety Month

    The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month. It's the 25th anniversary of the observance to help us keep each other safe, from the workplace to any place. Reminder: Safety is a shared responsibility -- look out for pedestrians everywhere, at all times.