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  • Safeguarding your digital footprint

    Social media is a great resource for Airmen and their families to share information and stay connected to relatives at home and abroad.Although many depend on these wonderful tools, recent events have encouraged us to re-evaluate our digital footprint to ensure our personal and professional

  • Green Knights plan ride to Fort Craig

    Join the Green Knights Motorcycle Club, Chapter 102, on a ride Saturday, May 4, to the Fort Craig National Historic Site. The fort, established in 1854, was important in the Indian campaigns and the Civil War. It was home to the "Buffalo Soldiers" of the Ninth Cavalry, the 38th and 125th Infantries,

  • This week in history - April 15, 1952: B-52 first flight

    The Air Force issued requirement for a new strategic bomber in November 1945. Boeing won the contract bid June 5, 1946. The B-52 design evolved from a straight-wing aircraft powered by six turboprop engines to the final prototype B-52s with eight turbojet engines. Two prototypes were constructed.

  • Bowling for AFAF dollars

    The Kirtland AFB Top 3 sponsored a bowling tournament March 22 to raise money for the Air Force Assistance Fund. The event raised $406, with the FSO Car Bombers taking first place and the 377th Aerospace Medicine Squadron team coming in a close second. The AFAF campaign has been extended for two

  • This week in history -- March 26, 1949: YB-36D first flight

    Early versions of the B-36 were criticized for insufficient performance. On Oct. 5, 1948, Convair proposed that the problems could be addressed by fitting two pairs of turbojets in pods underneath the outer wings, similar to those fitted underneath the inner wing of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet. The

  • Kirtland AFB puts on car safety seat clinic

    Have your child safety seat checked by a certified passenger safety seat technician - no appointment is needed. Bring your car, seat and child to the commissary parking lot Monday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your seat will be installed correctly or replaced at no charge. For more information,

  • Kirtland AFB Tax Center open through April 12

    The Kirtland AFB Tax Center will be open from Feb. 5 to April 12 to provide free tax-filing services to eligible customers. Hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, by appointment and as walk-ins. The Tax Center is in the Consolidated Support Building, between the