Home for many Airmen means traveling hundreds of miles. In an effort to give back to our community, the Nucleus has partnered with several agencies including our sister newspapers, Rio Rancho Observer and Valencia County News Bulletin, along with the Kirtland Federal Credit Union, to spread …

This summer, the Museum of the American Military Family and Learning Center started a new project, and to get inspiration, I went onto Facebook and asked military brats to write one word to define their core values.

We all have multiple stressors in our life, whether it be due to work, home, over-exercising or not eating a nutritionally adequate diet.

When my husband and I were stationed in Puerto Rico, we went on a round-trip cruise from San Juan.

As I look back on not only my assignment here at Kirtland, but also my career as an Air Force officer, I never would have predicted the route my career would take when I graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in astronautical engineering.

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is hosting its fourth annual Atomic STEaM Photography Competition, and we want to see your photographs!

When the Museum of the American Military Family and Learning Center was founded back in 2011, we wondered what kind of lasting tribute we could make to honor military families.

The Air Force requires its members with motorcycle endorsements, or those looking to gain an endorsement, to undergo rider training to ensure their safety, as per Air Force Instruction 91-207.

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is kicking off this summer with fun activities for everyone!

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, North Dakota — When I arrived bright-eyed and bushy-tailed to my first duty station, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, as a photojournalist in the world’s greatest Air Force, I was eager to tell people’s stories.

The following column is a fictional story as part of the “JA Kirt” series, and is intended to provide brief legal guidance to Airmen. For more information on the issues presented in this column, please see AFI 51-902, Political Activities by Members of the US Air Force.

The steel grey sky gave promise of snow, while the chill bite of the breeze nipped at the face while I hurriedly strode across the runway to a waiting plane Jan 5.

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Washington (AFNS) — In the summer of 2002, my wife, Denise, taught me the true meaning of service before self.


Today’s Tiger Airmen should look upon the proud history and heritage of the 377th Air Base Wing and follow in the footsteps of those who served before them.

This year’s energy awareness theme of “Protect the Power” is a call for members of the Air Force community to practice energy-efficient habits in our daily lives.

As we moved The Museum of the American Military Family into its new location in Tijeras, my husband mentioned the irony of moving a museum directly into the path of the raging Doghead Fire. I retorted that we might have to keep the U-Haul we’d rented for the museum move to evacuate our home,…

This month, as we prepared to celebrate our nation’s independence and to contemplate all that we hold dear as Americans, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter made the announcement that the Department of Defense was opening military service to transgender Americans.

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE — The summer months equate to a seemingly insatiable appetite to get outside and have some fun. Good weather, warm temperatures and the extra daylight hours instinctively drive people to a wide variety of outdoor activities, which simply put, are a lot of fun.

Evaporative cooling principles have been used for centuries in hot, dry climates all over the world, but if you are new to the Southwest, evaporative cooling is probably new to you.

Were you a creative child who liked drawing technical things such as rockets, submarines, airplanes, robots and houses? Maybe you even drew pictures with Star Wars as your inspiration?

In the cold winter months, the temptation to stay indoors wrapped in fleece, sipping hot cocoa grows stronger. It’s a time for reading books or indulging in TV series marathons and watching the weather outside from the warmth of the living room window.

I don’t think it would be possible to be any more excited about our upcoming “Science is Everywhere” one-day camps at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History!

As we’ve just celebrated Veterans Day, I am reminded that those of us wearing the uniform have a special bond with those who have worn the uniform — our veterans.

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