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  • Kirtland commemorates Juneteenth with Ruck Racism

    Team Kirtland community members and families turn out for Ruck Racism at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 19, 2021. Ruck Racism was a three-mile, family-friendly event to support diversity and inclusion, where participants could walk, run, jog or ruck. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

  • AFRL’s DSX spacecraft ends orbit with a team celebration

    After 706 days of successful on-orbit operations, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) spacecraft completed its end of life May 31, exceeding the originally planned mission by nearly a year.

  • 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: Use extra caution when driving in low-visibility conditions, such as at night or in bad weather.

  • AFRL’s THOR hammers drones in new video animation

    The Air Force Research Laboratory has created a new video animation that realistically depicts THOR (Tactical High-power Operational Responder) destroying swarms of enemy drones in a base defense scenario.

  • Pedestrian safety

    The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month -- it's the 25th anniversary of the annual observance to help us keep each other safe, from the workplace to anyplace. Reminder: Never pass vehicles stopped at a crosswalk. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Todd Berenger)

  • Kirtland housing holds service dog educational event

    Kirtland Family Housing held an interactive service dog educational event for base housing officials May 25, 2021, at Kirtland AFB, N.M., featuring trainers and canines from Assistance Dogs of the West, a nonprofit organization based in Santa Fe, N.M.

  • 377 Med Group Tiger Medics tame all hazards in decon exercise

    Tiger Medics from the 377th Medical Group at Kirtland AFB, N.M., took part in an installation medical all-hazards response field exercise May 20, 2021. Evaluators said the team met the two goals of the semiannual exercise requirement, which were to have decontamination capability operational within

  • DNWS night training advances incident response capabilities

    In the event of a nuclear weapons accident or incident, the safety of our military and the public relies on the specially trained Incident Response Force to provide emergency assistance and establish safe command and control of the site.