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  • Blood Drives scheduled

    The Armed Services Blood Program will be returning to the Rio Grande Conference Center on May 14 and 15. So the opportunity to directly support our military troops with the gift of life will be on your doorstep. Be aware that you can only donate blood every eight weeks. This means that any blood or blood products donated after March 18 will
  • Historic launch puts six satellites into orbit at once

    The first Atlas V rocket used by the Air Force successfully launched six experimental satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., for the Space Development and Test Wing STP-1 mission March 8. A number of other Air Force Space Command organizations, including the Launch and Range Systems Wing at Los Angeles AFB, Cali., and the 45th
  • DMOC wins Modeling and Simulation Award

    The Air Force Distributed Mission Operations Center, 705th Combat Training Squadron has been awarded the Air Force Modeling and Simulation Training Award for 2006. In 2006, as DMOC's premier event, four Virtual Flag exercises trained approximately 1,700 Joint and Coalition warfighters, including an all-time high of 617 in Virtual Flag 07-1, across
  • Sports

    Adventure Camp -- Calling all teens ages 13-18 who like canoeing, hiking, swimming, rope courses and other outdoor activities; we have the camp for you. Spaces are limited and there is an application process. Applications must be returned to the youth center no later than March 23. Contact Youth Programs for information at 853-5437. Volunteer Raft
  • Promotions announced

    To colonel Kenneth A. Arnold To lieutenant colonel Monte D. Anderson Robert J. Bement Lynn Bentley III Jerry W. Bishop Jr. Alan M. Carver Stephen B. Cocks Thomas G. Drape Matthew O. Feaster Kevin D. Greene Darwin L. Hemeyer Matthew D. Keihl Won Kyu Lee Thomas M. Maddock George R. Nagy Charles D. Ormsby Matthew D. Smith Christopher P. Sullivan
  • Labor and management: working toward a common goal

    Senior leaders from Kirtland's largest organizations met with representatives from the American Federation of Government Employees Local 2263 March 5 to hold the first partnership committee meeting in several years here. The newly re-formed partnership committee plays a large role in increasing military readiness, mission accomplishment, customer
  • APS hosts town hall meeting March 21

    Educators from Albuquerque Public Schools will be here March 21 to answer questions and provide information about programs offered to Kirtland families. The town hall will be held beginning at 1 p.m. at the base theater. Dr. Elizabeth Everitt, superintendent of APS, will attend the town hall to address questions and talk to attendees about APS'
  • Air Force Assistance Fund kicks off March 19

    The Air Force Assistance Fund, a campaign that allows Airmen to help other Airmen, will get underway here March 19. The AFAF was created to provide an annual effort to raise money for charities that support Air Force families, including active duty, retirees, Reserves, Guard, dependents and surviving spouses. The fund aids four charitable
  • 18th Annual Memorial Death March Deadline Nears

    Registration deadlines are rapidly approaching for the 2007 Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range on March 25. Online registration closes at midnight MDT on March 18. The cost to register is $50 for individuals and $200 for a team. Late online registration is March 19-22, and price doubles. The march recognizes the sacrifices