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  • New office keeps space moving

    High above the Earth, a small satellite shifts into view of the battlefield as the night patrol moves into the sector. Captain Jones types in the coordinates on a handheld tablet computer, and the command is transmitted to the satellite. The satellite slews into position, pointing its telescope across the surface of the Earth, collecting images of
  • Operationally Responsive Space

    The Department of Defense executive agent for space and under secretary of the Air Force, Dr. Ron Sega, joined with local congressional leaders and members of Team Kirtland to stand up the joint Operationally Responsive Space Office here May 21. Col. Kevin McLaughlin, commander of the Space Development and Test Wing here, will also serve as the
  • Members recognized at ceremony

    Four members of Team Kirtland were recognized May 10 for their dedication and accomplishments at the 29th annual New Mexico Federal Executive Board Excellence in Government Awards. Nominees were honored May 10 at a luncheon held at the Albuquerque Hyatt Regency Hotel, where the winners of 12 total categories were announced. Twelve members and one
  • 58th prepares for operational readiness inspection

    The 58th Special Operations Wing is gearing up for what will be the largest single inspection in 58th SOW history in June. A team of 85 inspectors from Air Education and Training Command will arrive June 17 to conduct an operational readiness inspection of the programs, processes and procedures at the 58th SOW, as well as other major command-level
  • Laboratory awarded national modeling and simulation honor

    The U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Experimentation Award for 2006 was presented here May 8 to a team from the Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate at Kirtland AFB. Rudy M. Martinez, who led the team, 1st Lts. Joseph J. Friel and Brian W. Spanbauer, Beth R. Nayder and Linda J. Lamberson received the award at a
  • 101 Critical Days of Summer begins

    With rising temperatures and the sunny skies of summer, outdoor sports, recreation and travel emerge as part of the plans for the season. With these activities, the number of fatalities typically increases May 25 through Sept. 4, which is commonly referred to as the "101 Critical Days of Summer." The 101 Critical Days of Summer is an Air Force-wide
  • AFMC family day May 25

    377th Air Base Wing customer service organizations are closed Friday. · Veterinary Services closed Friday. · East Fitness Center open 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday. · West Fitness Center closed Friday.
  • Nearly 500 run, swim, bike Jay Benson Triathlon

    Nearly 500 athletes came out to Kirtland Sunday to participate in one of the country's oldest continuing tri-events, the 30th annual Jay Benson Triathlon. The event was first held in 1977 and was originated by John Shunny. In 1979, the event was named in honor of a friend and co-worker of the founder, Jay Benson, who had passed away due to diabetes
  • Kirtland runners competing in 11th Annual Air Force Marathon

    Now is the time to prepare for the 2007 Air Force Marathon to be held Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. This Air Force event began in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Air Force. The 26.2-mile-long run is held annually at the birthplace of aviation. It traverses many scenic areas of Wright-Patterson and includes some challenging
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