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  • Kirtland remembers Dr. King

    Dr. Jack A. Taylor Jr., speaks to members of Team Kirtland at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 15, 2019. Dr. Taylor is a member of the Office of African American Affairs’ Executive Board and Education Committee and serves as a mentor to students in Albuquerque schools. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Hypothermia; More than just warming up a person

    With the sparkling lights, the smell of fresh pumpkin pie and delightful charm of good ole Saint Nick behind us, we are still in the middle of a cold winter weather season that can become more than just Jack Frost nipping at our noses.
  • FSS takes on Group Three

    Staff Sgt. Joel Gardner, 377th Force Support Squadron point guard, exchanges high-fives with his teammates, Leon Gibbs, forward and Douglas Eichorn, center during an over 35 intramural basketball game at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 9, 2019. The over 35 league is the first of its kind offered at Kirtland AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff
  • 512th RS practices Green Dot and rescue operations

    Members of the 512th Rescue Squadron do their part in both rescue operations and Green Dot procedures. A “green dot” represents an individual’s commitment to counteracting “red dots,” those moments when words, choices or actions lead to power-based personal violence, a form of violence which has as the primary motivator the assertion of power,
  • Kirtland at your service: 377th Medical Group Pharmacy

    Whether they are helping a family member or an Airman, the 377th Medical Support Squadron’s Pharmacy Flight is committed to getting patients what they need, and enabling the many missions of Kirtland Air Force Base.
  • AETC commander visits Kirtland, 58th SOW

    Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, is greeted by 58th Special Operations Wing Commander Col. Justin Hoffman upon arrival here Jan. 8. Kwast was visiting the installation to discuss special operations and combat rescue training. The 58th SOW is pursuing innovation with partner agencies at Kirtland to improve
  • Kirtland intramural basketball preview: Team Lopez shoots their shot

    “Players with high character get better. Players with a serious approach get better. The fools never get better,” former NBA coach and analyst Jeff Van Gundy, said once, describing the process of player development.The 2019 Kirtland Intramural Basketball season is scheduled to begin, Jan. 8 and each participating squadron team will be allotted the
  • Civil servant retires after 43 years of service

    Joseph Nevins served his country both as an Airman and as a civil servant with nearly 43 years of service. Nevins has served as the 58th Maintenance Group deputy director here from 2004-2019, where he directed and integrated the efforts of 936 personnel supporting the execution of a 12,000 hour annual flying program for the Air Education and Training Command formal aircrew training schools for special forces and air rescue personnel.
  • Winter Weather causes base delays and closures

    A view of the intersection of Gibson and Texas covered in snow after a winter blizzard hit Dec. 27, 2018. A blizzard blanketed the Albuquerque area and prompted closure of Kirtland Air Force Base to non-mission essential personnel on Dec. 27, and 28, 2018.
  • KADD program remade for 2019

    The Kirtland Against Drunk Driving program has been redesigned for 2019, with the ride-haling service Lyft replacing volunteers as the mode of transport for inebriated Airmen in need of a ride home. The new program takes effect the weekend of Jan. 4 and 5. KADD remains available to provide rides each Friday and Saturday from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.