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  • DNWS at Kirtland AFB names 2020 top performers

    Each year, the Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) Quarterly and Annual Awards Program recognizes the agency’s top civilian and military performers. The award categories allow personnel from the upper, middle and junior levels of the workforce to be recognized for excellent performance. The

  • 36th RQS celebrates 50th anniversary

    The 36th Rescue Squadron celebrated 50 years of operations, here, July 15, 2021. The 36th RQS’ primary mission is to support the United States Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School training through hands-on helicopter operations for over 4,000 students per year; however they also

  • Summer is here

    The summer sun in New Mexico is intense! When you're outside, apply sunscreen to protect your skin from sunburn, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

  • DLA conducts spill prevention exercise at Kirtland AFB

    The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) partnered with Kirtland’s environmental professionals to host its annual spill prevention exercise. This training is open to all base personnel that are either a part of a spill response team or handle spills reports, petroleum, oils, and lubricants on a regular

  • Summer safety

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth's summer safety message to Airmen and Guardians: "Longer days and outdoor recreational activities highlight summer. Last summer, the Air Force lost 15 Airmen in preventable mishaps. Motor vehicle operations and water-related activities were the leading

  • First pilots graduate from helicopter-only training at Fort Rucker

    Seven officers received their pilot’s wings, becoming the first Air Force officers to earn their wings from a helicopter-only syllabus since 1993.The Helicopter Training Next class graduated June 22 with Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presiding during the

  • June is National Safety Month

    The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month. It's the 25th anniversary of the observance to help us keep each other safe, from the workplace to any place. Reminder: Safety is a shared responsibility -- look out for pedestrians everywhere, at all times.

  • 58th SOW hosts Spouse’s Day

    Family members from the 58th Special Operations Wing participate in Spouse’s Day at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 19, 2021.

  • Col. Vattioni takes command of the 377th ABW

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jason F. Vattioni assumed command of the 377th Air Base Wing from Col. David S. Miller during a change of command ceremony June 22, 2021, at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.