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  • 58th SOW welcomes new commander, Col. Jonathan Graham

    The 58th Special Operations Wing welcomed a new commander, Col. Jonathan Graham, during a change of command, June 30, 2022. Prior to Graham taking command, his previous assignment was serving as the vice commander for the 27th SOW, at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

  • Kirtland volunteers intervene to prevent possible suicide

    On Feb. 5, 2022, a senior NCO and a federal civilian employee assigned to the 377th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office were in the right place at the right time to intervene with a homeless man and prevent a possible suicide attempt.

  • KAFB Chapel hosts tree and menorah lighting ceremony

    The Kirtland Base Chapel hosted a tree and menorah lighting ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 2, 2021. The ceremony included free cocoa bombs and speeches from U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander, Chaplain (Maj.) Craig Nakagawa, Kirtland

  • Kirtland AFB releases 2020 economic impact statement

    Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing commander and installation commander at Kirtland Air Force Base, released the base’s 2020 Economic Impact Statement during a Nov. 8, 2021 breakfast meeting of the Kirtland Partnership Committee ( at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque.

  • 58th SOW 'flies friendly' over neighboring communities in New Mexico

    There’s an old saying that “good fences make good neighbors.” But what if one of the neighbors has the ability to fly over your fence, though, when you don’t want to be disturbed?That’s a situation the 58th Special Operations Wing needs to accommodate when conducting flight operations in airspace

  • 377 LRS commander makes pitch to AFGSC in yearly innovative ideas competition

    An officer assigned to Kirtland AFB will make a presentation to Air Force Global Strike Command officials at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, Louisiana, on Oct. 15, 2021, during the STRIKEWORX Spark Sprint. “S3,” as it’s called, is the command’s annual competition where Airmen pitch