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Air Force creating simulation for directed energy weapons

50 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Blue Halo won an $80 million contract to construct a virtual simulation for the Air Force Research Laboratory This will create simulated wargames for the Department of Defense.

Game changing renovations to fighting wildfires in New Mexico

91 Views  Â Upgrades coming to Cibola National Forest Air Tanker Base in Albuquerque. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Upgrades are coming to an Albuquerque tarmac that could change the game when it comes to combating wildfires. On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visited the Cibola National Forest Air Tanker Base at Kirtland Air Force

Santa Fe First RespondersSave Lives inUkraine

43 Views  Â ‘I thought we were going to die’: New Mexican first responders save lives in Ukraine Santa Fe City firefighter Rollin Tyler Jones and Emergency room Doctor Christopher Hammond dedicated their lives to help people in Santa Fe, but last month their journey took them to an international battleground

Army OKs $1.5M settlement for pollution at former depot

105 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Army has reached an agreement with Zuni Pueblo, the Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico to pay $1.5 million toward restoring environmental damage done at a former munitions depot.

Holloman AFB unit completes 100th F-16 flight with full active duty crew

53 Views  Â ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – To travel at the speed of sound, everything must first be safe and sound. At Holloman Air Force Base, an important U.S. Air Force F-16 maintenance squadron recently marked a special milestone for their crew. An airman conducted the 100th flight of the eighth aircraft maintenance

State workers, National Guard asked to fill school gap

40 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a statewide initiative on Wednesday, Jan. 19 that will provide support for schools by encouraging state workers and National Guard members to volunteer to become licensed pre-K teachers or childcare workers in an effort to keep doors open for

Former New Mexico military base town is up for sale

47 Views  Â FORT WINGATE, N.M. — Looking to buy an old military base town? Well, you’re in luck because the town of Fort Wingate, New Mexico, just east of Gallup, is for sale. Founded in 1867, the area was home to former Generals, Buffalo Soldiers and Navajo Code Talkers.