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  • KAFB hosts local media visit, focus on special operations wings

    Joey Wright, KOB 4 representative, captures video footage of various military aircraft during a visit to the 58th Special Operations Wing and New Mexico Air National Guard 150th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 29, 2021. Local media representatives were invited to tour aircraft and fly in an aircraft simulator as part
  • Congresswoman visits KAFB, learns about mission capabilities

    U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury visited Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 29, 2021.
  • Turning concepts into reality: Innovating a 50-year-old weapon system through test and evaluation

    In 2020, when Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. challenged Air Force leaders to “accelerate change or lose,” he wasn’t speaking by exception or targeting certain communities. The message was not directed at specific offices known for their innovative approach, like the Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office or their organic software development cell, Kessel Run.
  • Air Force hosts Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG, premier coalition virtual air combat exercise

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home of Air Combat Command's Distributed Mission Operations Center, recently hosted one of the DoD’s largest coalition and joint virtual air combat exercises across eight time zones at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Oct. 24 through Nov. 5.
  • NM Pueblo tribal members visit 58th SOW

    Various New Mexico Pueblo tribal members visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2021.
  • 377th Air Base Wing at Kirtland AFB welcomes 576th FLTS

    On Oct. 8, 2021, the 377th Air Base Wing at Kirtland AFB, N.M., assumed responsibility for the 576th Flight Test Squadron, a geographically separated unit operating at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.
  • KAFB recognizes its veterans

    U.S. Army veteran Brannon Lamar poses for a portrait in recognition of Veterans Day at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27, 2021. Lamar served for seven years in the Army as a Broadcast Journalist in Central America, Rwanda and in the Persian Gulf War. Lamar’s main responsibilities as consisted of recording, documenting, producing video and
  • AFSFC initiatives modernize Total Force Defenders

    When it comes to equipping more than 38,000 security forces members across the Total Force, the Air Force Security Forces Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, seeks to give Defenders every advantage over their adversaries. The AFSFC Logistics Directorate is charged with making sure it happens.
  • 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 (www.kpcnm.org) at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque.
  • U.S. Air Force HQ Chief briefs AFFORGEN to KAFB leaders

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert Griffith, U.S. Air Force Headquarters logistics plans and unit deployment manager and career field manager, visited Team Kirtland to speak at the Officer Professional Development meeting on Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 5, 2021.