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  • Heroes wear masks or get the shot

    Team Kirtland encourages everyone who has not received the COVID-19 vaccine to continue wearing masks and schedule vaccination appointments.
  • Tiger One Out: a final interview with Col. Miller

    Exit interview of Col. David S. Miller, commander of the 377th Air Base Wing at Kirtland AFB. N.M.
  • Kirtland AFB wildlife management program tracks (mountain) lions, tigers (not really) and bears

    A military base, because of its extensive undeveloped areas, can be a haven for wildlife. This is especially true for an installation as large as Kirtland Air Force Base, with more than 50,000 acres providing habitat for many creatures, from burrowing owls to bears.
  • Kirtland CDC children spread smiles, support in the community

    Throughout the month of April, the Gibson Child Development Center on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, began a project to show appreciation for the Albuquerque community and its essential workers.
  • 58 MXS Airmen keep helicopters flying

    The Airmen of the 58th Maintenance Squadron’s Test Cell and Engine Shop have the important responsibility of rebuilding, recertifying and testing helicopter engines for the UH-1N Huey and HH-60G Pave Hawk, for not only Kirtland’s inventory, but other bases as well.
  • Ten things to know when getting an official photo

    You’re about to apply for that dream special duty that will rocket your career forward. All that’s left in your package is an official photo. You know you look good. Now all you have to do is call the Kirtland Air Force Base photo lab and show up, right?Well, it’s not that simple.Here are the 10 things you need to know before you take your official
  • Getting through the storms of grief; Senior Master Sgt. Anthony Anderson

    This is beginning of a series featuring speakers from the quarterly Kirtland Talks seminar. People featured at Kirtland Talks are often chosen because they have stories of personal and/or professional adversity and a demonstration of resiliency to share.
  • Carrying on tradition: Father and son, now brothers in arms

    Airman 1st Class David Mapel, is following in the footsteps of his father, Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, as a CV-22 Osprey special mission aviator. The senior Mapel is currently the 1st Special Operations Group chief enlisted manager standards and evaluations. Special missions aviators cover everything from pre-flight inspections of aircraft systems to the placement and delivery of all cargo on board.
  • Kirtland Warrior: Staff Sgt. Justin Rosner

    Staff Sgt. Justin Rosner, 58th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was selected by his leadership for the Kirtland Warrior spotlight.
  • Surviving Khobar Towers: An Airman’s Story

    June 25, 1996 at 10:15 p.m. A large truck pulls into aparking lot across the fence line from the military housing complex known asKhobar Towers in near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Col.  Michael Harner, then a lieutenant, had justreturned to his quarters from a run. Standing on the balcony, he looks out and sees the truck.Returning to his room, he shuts