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  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    The Department of Defense is taking a stand against sexual assault as it observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month during April. This annual event provides the opportunity to increase knowledge and promote prevention of this crime through special events and public education. This year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month theme is "Stand Up Against Sexual
  • Kirtland’s Biggest Loser competition announces winners

    Hard work and dedication usually makes you a winner, but in this case, it makes you a loser and a winner. Individuals and teams from across Team Kirtland competed to lose weight and win big in the Health and Wellness Center's The Biggest Loser competition, which ended March 29. Contestants took part in the events that encompassed many of the
  • Air Force Assistance Fund Golf Tournament

    A four-man scramble on April 19 at the Tijeras Arroyo golf course here will help raise money for the Air Force Assistance Fund. The four-man scramble registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and costs $40 for each player. The entrance fee includes range balls, 18 holes of golf, riding card and prizes for the first place
  • Honorary commanders visit base for luncheon

    Wing, group, squadron and staff agency commanders came together with civilian counterparts from the neighboring community for the Honorary Commanders luncheon March 16 at the Mountain View Club. As the room began to fill with military members and their civilian counterparts, the noise level escalated as participants eagerly got to know one another
  • Special operations squadron halts Pave Low student training

    The flightline here will be a little quieter and fewer helicopters will dot the skyline over Albuquerque by the end of the month. The 551st Special Operations Squadron will stop training students for the soon-to-be-retired Pave Low March 31. The first MH-53J left here Jan. 4 for the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center at Davis-Monthan Air
  • Putting safety in your hands

    Safety in the workplace has long been an issue in private industry, and that is not different in the Department of Defense. Air Force Materiel Command, including Team Kirtland, is involved in a new program, with the entire Air Force soon to follow, to minimize job site accidents and recognize superior performances in health and safety. The
  • Lieutenant wins SMC company grade officer of the year

    A lieutenant within the Space Development and Test Wing here was recognized earlier this month by Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel at Los Angeles AFB, Calif., as Space and Missile Systems Center's junior company grade officer of the year. First Lt. Mandi L. Fuller was selected from a pool of over 300 applicants based on her military performance, significant
  • Medical group offers advice for allergy season

    If you're one of those unfortunate souls walking around these days with red noses and swollen eyes, join the 30-50 million Americans affected by allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis or hay fever. Symptoms of allergies are sneezing, clear runny nose, nasal congestion, itching nose and eyes, red eyes, increased tearing with white, stringy
  • Mountain Home AFB offers trailers for Yellowstone camping

    If Yellowstone National Park is in your vacation plans during the 2007 summer season, you will want to consider a few different options for accommodations. Do you want to camp out? There are a number of campgrounds within the park. You will need to make reservations several months in advance. If you do not have advance reservations, you may be able
  • News Briefs, March 23

    Former directors receive assignments Brig. Gen. William N. McCasland, a former director of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, here, has received a new assignment as director, Space Acquisition, Office of the Undersecretary of the Air Force, Washington. Brig. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, a former director of the Airborne