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  • Combating Suicide: What can I do today?

    Multiple Air Force initiatives are working toward a common goal; Empowering Leaders and Airmen to increase morale, cohesion, and readiness by recognizing when Airmen need help, decreasing barriers to help-seeking, and creating a culture in which Airmen and their families thrive.
  • 600-plus years of base helping agency experience supports Team Kirtland

    More than 600 years of professional work experience. That’s how much combined professional work experience you will find among those who work in the Kirtland base helping agencies.
  • BAH-rate data based on hundreds of local properties

    Fluctuating Base Allowance for Housing rates can get people down. No one more than John Kirk of the Kirtland Military Housing Office, who collects data each year on housing and rental costs in the greater Albuquerque area.
  • Kirtland Talks: Life lessons from the yellow brick road

    The Kirtland Talks discussion was conducted as Chadick prepares for his fourth deployment. Chief said the deployment prompted him to discuss life lessons that he has learned over the 24 years that he has been in the Air Force. His key message centered on the epic battle of life and the four characters people will meet along the way. Those four characters happened to come from The Wizard of Oz.
  • Hallada uses Zumba for fun, fitness, friendship

    Meet Gabriela Hallada, or Gaby for short, who leads two free Zumba classes on Kirtland weekly, bringing opportunities for fun and variety through the interval cardio-vascular and high-intensity training classes of Zumba and Zumba Strong to the base community.
  • AFRL participates in S.T.E.A.M. event in ABQ

    Members of the Air Force Research Lab participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math discovery festival at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., Nov. 9, 2018.
  • Team Kirtland community Thanksgiving luncheon

    The Airman and Family Readiness Flight and Kirtland leadership served the base community a Thanksgiving luncheon Oct. 10 at the Mountain View Club. This lunchoen in years past was the traditional event scheduled for the families of deployed members, but was opened this year to the rest of Team Kirtland to increase support for deployed families. Patrons were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving lunch followed by entertainment from Tall Paul the Magician.
  • Kirtland celebrates Veterans Day with Los Ranchos

    Kirtland Airmen attended a luncheon to honor a group of veterans at Sadie’s restaurant in Albuquerque Nov. 9. The mayor of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque and retired Air Force Col. Donald T. Lopez hosted the event that included a presentation of the colors by the Valley High School JROTC and honored veterans past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jessie Perkins)
  • SF Sykes takes football crown in all-Defender title game

    Sykes entered the playoffs on a winning streak, winning their final 10 games of the year. They overcame a slow start to the league and built momentum week-by-week, according to coach Staff Sgt. Marquis Vinson, who emphasized a focus on building chemistry, and it ultimately paid off.
  • Kirtland starts day with reverent remembrance at Veterans Day ceremony

    The service at the Chapel featured speakers 377th Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Christopher King, and 58th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Superintendent Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Norman. Each was to the point that Airmen should keep faith with those who served and sacrificed through our nation’s history in the Armed Forces.