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  • POW MIA Remembrance Ceremony

    Lt. General Ret. Edward Baca speaks during a ceremony at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial, here Sept. 21, 2018. The ceremony marked the formal end of a 24-hour commemorative run where a POW/MIA flag was carried for by members of Team Kirtland who volunteered to recognize the sacrifices are their POW/MIA comrades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jessie
  • Suicide Prevention: Suicide Myth No. 3

    Suicide Myth No. 3: People who attempt suicide and survive are just seeking attention; they seldom ever try it again. Truth: At some level, all suicide attempts are cries for help by individuals experiencing a high degree of desperation. It is important to treat all attempts as serious. Once an attempt is made at any level of lethality, the risk for future and more serious attempts and completion increases significantly.
  • Flag football kicks off on Kirtland

    The 2018 Kirtland Intramural Flag Football season has kicked off. Each team is scheduled to play 18 games during the regular season leading up to the playoffs to determine an overall winner. These photos features the WSSS-Joseph and 58th AMXS teams who played Sept. 17, 2018. WSSS-Joseph defeated the 58 AMXS team 45-12.
  • Generals inducted into Order of the Nucleus

    The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center recently inducted two new members, the former commanders of Air Force Materiel Command and Air Force Global Strike Command, into its prestigious Order of the Nucleus for their extraordinary support of the Air Force nuclear mission.
  • Kirtland celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Saturday, Sept. 15, marks the beginning of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of Hispanic and Latino heritage and culture.
  • Sucide Prevention: Suicide Myth No. 2

    Suicide Myth No. 2: Most suicides happen suddenly without warning. Truth: 80 percent of suicides have been preceded by warning signs, whether verbal or behavioral. These signals often include making a joke or threat about suicide, making a reference to being dead, or giving away treasured possessions. Of course there are some suicides that occur without warning. But it is important to understand what the warning signs are and look out for them.
  • Airmen commemorate Sept. 11 attacks with ruck march

    Senior Airman Samuel O'Brien with the 377th Special Forces Group carries the U.S. Flag during a ruck march commemorating the victims of the 9-11 attacks here Sept. 11, 2018. The march started at 6:46 a.m. (8:46 EDT, to mark the start time of when the first plane hit the twin towers 17 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jessie Perkins)
  • SFS #2 claims softball championship

    The SFS #2 team won the Kirtland softball tournament at Kirltand Air Force Base, N.M., Sept. 6, 2018. SFS #2 placed first out of eight teams in the postseason tournament. 
  • Suicide Myth #1

    Myth no. 1: Once someone is suicidal, he or she will always remain suicidal. Most suicidal people are desperately seeking a way out of unbearable emotional pain and are ambivalent about ending their own lives. Heightened suicide risk is often short-term and situation-specific. While suicidal thoughts may return, they are not permanent and an individual with previously suicidal thoughts and attempts can go on to live a long life.
  • Softball playoffs start tonight

    Kirtland’s intramural softball postseason is upon us. Playoffs start tonight with a matchup between Thursday Night League regular season champs SFS Harrington (7-4) and Tuesday Night’s fourth-place finisher 58 AMXS (2-9). Tuesday Nights top team, AFRL (11-1) have to be the tournament favorites going in. They take on 898 MUNS tonight at 7:30 p.m. All of Team Kirtland are encouraged to come out and support their teams at the Kirtland Softball Field adjacent to Marquez Park.
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