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  • Team Kirtland sparks interest in STEAM at Discovery Festival

    Members of Team Kirtland engaged the local community alongside fellow Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, or STEAM-focused local companies, schools and nonprofit agencies during the Discovery Festival at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Nov. 22, 2019.
  • Flash Fire Hero

    “I knew they might have been harmed if I didn’t step up,” said Senior Airman Cody Vojtko, missile maintenance operations controller for the 791st Missile Maintenance Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. “If I didn’t do anything and someone was hurt afterwards, I have no idea how I would feel.”
  • Airmen become Air Force first-ever combat-ready firefighters through TRFOC

    Two Airmen with the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire department graduated from a Tactical Response Force Orientation Course Oct. 25 – becoming the United States Air Force’s first-ever combat-ready firefighters.
  • Fighting against bloody noggins

    Bam, ouch! A young Airman hits his head on a piece of equipment while performing missile maintenance. The Airmen of the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron work hard daily to perform upkeep on missiles at different missile alert and launch facilities. It is a common occurrence for Airmen to hit and hurt themselves while performing maintenance. Tech. Sgt. Haisen Exon, 90 MMXS, Facilities Maintenance Section, support section NCOIC, came up with an idea to prevent his teammates from hitting their heads repeatedly while performing maintenance in non-hard hat areas.
  • 91 MW first reserve alert

    For the first time ever on Oct. 26, 2019, a reserve Airman completed a 24 hour “alert” at a Missile Alert Facility after 60 years of using Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in the U.S. Air Force.
  • New SECAF visits first base: F.E. Warren AFB

    The 25th Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett made her first official trip and visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, Oct. 27, 2019.Barrett visited various facilities on base to gain a better understanding of the pivotal nuclear mission that defends the U.S. and allies.During her visit, Barrett met with Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and
  • 705th Combat Training Squadron Executes Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG 19-4

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home to the Distributed Mission Operations Center, has a mission to develop, integrate and deliver capabilities and training to prepare warfighters for combat in Joint and Coalition environments. From 9-20 Sept., the 705th CTS hosted Exercise Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG (CVF) 19-4.
  • AFGSC command chief visits F. E. Warren

    The Air Force Global Strike Command command chief visited F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, last week to meet with Airmen throughout the 90th Missile Wing.During an all-call Oct. 17 for the Mighty Ninety’s senior non-commissioned officers, Chief Master Sgt. Charles Hoffman, AFGSC command chief, spoke about the AFGSC strategic plan and mission,
  • Top Chef discovered at DFAC

    For enthusiasts of cooking competitions such as “Chopped” or “Top Chef”, things heated up at the Chadwell Dining Facility during a friendly competition as Airmen from 90th Force Support Squadron Chadwell Dining Facility and ICBM Feeding Operations dished up their best entree with three celebrity chefs as mentors during the USO’s Celebrity Chef Tour
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