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  • New DTRA building wins 'Best Design Award'

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recently won the Merit Award as Best Design 2022 from the Society of American Military Engineers. The significance of the award is to highlight sustainable and environmental designs throughout the Air Force. While garnering a major win throughout the

  • 898th Munitions Squadron Celebrates 30 years of deterrence

    The 898th Munitions Squadron (MUNS) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, July 29. The ceremony recognized the hard work of the 898th MUNS and the contributions made in support of the United States’ national defense.

  • Exercise VIRTUAL FLAG: Battle Management begins Aug. 15

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Distributed Mission Operations Center, will execute exercise VIRTUAL FLAG in a synthetic, theater-level, joint combat environment ensuring joint operational and tactical warfighters’ readiness, Aug. 15.

  • Air Force units support Navy Valiant Shield exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 505th Command and Control Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and Beale AFB, California, supported the U.S. Navy’s ninth iteration of exercise Valiant Shield 22 last month.

  • Kirtland celebrates retirees

    Retirees and Team Kirtland members compete in a golf tournament during Retiree Appreciation Week at the Tijeras Arroyo Golf Course at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM, July 15, 2022. The competitors participated in a golf tournament during a series of activities celebrating Retiree Appreciation Week.

  • Kirtland hosts BFF open house

    Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing commander, discusses the Bulk Fuels Facility Cleanup Project with Ben Mouyyad, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers technical lead, at the Groundwater Treatment Facility at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM, July 21, 2022. The Groundwater Treatment Facility cleans ethylene

  • 576th FLTS bids farewell to outgoing commander, welcomes new commander

    Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing commander (left), passes the guidon to Col. Christopher Cruise (right), 576th Flight Test Squadron incoming commander, during a change of command at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., July 14, 2022. Cruise will be assuming command from Col. Omar Colbert,

  • 377th SFG welcomes new commander, Col. Amy M. Rivera

    Col. Jason F. Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing commander and presiding officer, passes a guidon to Col. Amy M. Rivera, 377th Security Forces Group incoming commander, during the 377th SFG change of command ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., July 13, 2022. Rivera received command from the