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  • ALS class collects food donations for local veterans, homeless shelters

    Although COVID-19 may have limited volunteer options due to social distancing guidelines and restrictions within the community, the most recent class of Airman Leadership School (ALS) students and instructors still found a way for Airmen to get involved with their community. Throughout the six weeks of the course, Kakascik and the rest of the ALS 20-5 students collected nearly 800 cans from the Team Kirtland community.
  • The next transition from ABUs to OCPs: What to expect

    The next transition before the final uniform change from the Airman Battle Uniform to the newly regulated Operation Camouflage Pattern combat uniform will be effective June 1, 2020, for all Airmen.
  • 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 handlers throughout his career. Mex recently
  • National African-American History Month: Kirtland Children learn about hardships and achievements during book reading

    Volunteers from Kirtland Air Force Base African-American Heritage committee read stories and discussed the hardships and achievements of Black/African-Americans during a book reading to more than 90 students at the Youth Center on Feb. 19, 2020 as part of National African-American History Month at KAFB, New Mexico.
  • Kirtland hosts 'Big 3' power lifting competition

    Kirtland hosted the first Big 3 lifting competition June 15, 2019. Each participant had three tries to lift the heaviest weight they could in the squat, bench and dead lift exercises.
  • Winter Weather causes base delays and closures

    A view of the intersection of Gibson and Texas covered in snow after a winter blizzard hit Dec. 27, 2018. A blizzard blanketed the Albuquerque area and prompted closure of Kirtland Air Force Base to non-mission essential personnel on Dec. 27, and 28, 2018.
  • 12th annual Maltz Challenge

    The Drug Enforcement Agency's 12th Annual Maltz Challenge was held at Kirtland Air Force Base, March 9
  • Revitalizing squadrons a major goal for CSAF

    The importance of revitalizing squadrons was the key point made by Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein during an “all call” Oct. 20 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Academy quartet serenades veterans

    The Air Force Academy’s Clarinet Quartet visited the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center on Oct. 21. The Quartet visited the medical center to play a few songs for the veterans as well as participate in fellowship.
  • AFRL Inspire 2017 open to all Kirtland members

    The third annual AFRL Inspire will be hosted this year in Albuquerque at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Wednesday, October 11, beginning at 1 p.m.AFRL Inspire 2017 is a celebration of the people of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the technologies they develop for the Air Force and the world- Researchers who have made important