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  • ARPC offers services through Reserve Retirement Counseling Cell

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center Reserve Retirement Counseling Cell began initial operating capability June 1, 2023. The RRCC is a resource for Reserve Airmen to help answer individual member questions about military retirement, such as estimated retirement pay, Reduced Retirement Pay Age, the

  • SkillBridge assists military transition to civilian life

    Both the military and local communities can benefit from a program created by the Department of Defense that offers service members who are separating or retiring from the military the opportunity to transition successfully to civilian jobs.

  • Know your Survivor Benefit Plan options before you retire

    The Survivor Benefit Plan is a voluntary program that provides the survivors of participating military retirees a monthly income that starts when the member dies and retired pay stops.Although you may not be aware of it, automatic SBP spouse coverage became effective Sept. 10, 2001, under the

  • DNWS commandant retires, reflects upon 30 years of service

    The Defense Nuclear Weapons School, established in 1947 at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., said goodbye Aug. 28, 2020, to its 30th commandant.Col. Mark E. Bowen, who entered the Air Force in 1990 as an intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer, ceremonially retired here after 30 years of

  • Team Kirtland celebrates retirement of four-legged defenders

    Members of Team Kirtland gathered at the Mountain View Club on Kirtland Air Force Base to celebrate the retirement of two Military Working Dogs (MWDs), Mex and Saxo, on Monday, March 2, 2020.Mex, a nine-year old Belgian Malinois, served as an Explosives Patrol MWD and was assigned to six different