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  • Air Force selects Kirtland AFB for AC-130J FTU

    The Air Force selected Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, as the preferred location for the relocation of the AC-130J Ghostrider Formal Training Unit from Hurlburt Field, Florida.
  • AETC command team visits 58th SOW, 150th SOW at Kirtland AFB

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson, AETC command chief, visited the 58th Special Operations Wing and its New Mexico Air National Guard associate unit, the 150th Special Operations Wing, at Kirtland AFB, N.M., Nov. 5-6.
  • 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 service, the last four as the school’s commandant.
  • ‘Speed mentoring’ comes to Kirtland AFB

    Airmen can learn a lot in 10 minutes from people with more experience than they have. Opening channels of interpersonal communication was the point of a “speed mentoring” session Sept. 25 at the Kirtland AFB Chapel’s Gravity facility, with 36 Airmen, NCOs and senior NCOs asking and answering questions on a broad range of personal and professional topics.
  • Kirtland AFB helps Albuquerque neighbors

    Members of the Team Kirtland Airmen Committed to Excellence (ACE) Council, met-up to sort through donations made to the Navajo Hope Project on August 13, 2020.
  • Kirtland Spouses Club collects donations for the Navajo Nation

    The Kirtland Spouses Club (KSC) held a drive-through donation fundraiser to aid in relief efforts for the Navajo Nation at the KSC Clubhouse on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, July 16 and 17, 2020.
  • Col. Christopher J. King and Robert E. Vick Jr. speak at the hero and EFMP wellness and information fair

    The Airman and Family Readiness Flight hosted a hero and exceptional family member program wellness and information fair on Oct. 11 in the Rio Grande Community Center.
  • Kirtland at your service: TMO

    At the 377th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Personal Property Section in the Traffic Management Office, anyone who is retiring, separating or changing duty stations, including DoD civilians and families, will receive quality service and guidance from beginning to end on any upcoming move.
  • Kirtland Fire Dept. trains, graduates new firefighters

    The Kirtland Air Force Base Fire Department swore-in six new firefighters in a ceremony here Dec. 14. The group of cadets completed training at Kirtland, in a Fire and Emergency Services Training Academy program developed by the KAFBFD.
  • Kirtland is hiring

    Those looking for a safe and secure place to work and play should look no further than Kirtland Air Force Base in southeast Albuquerque.