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New Mexico Airman dies, base officials say

34 Views  Â ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials with the Holloman Air Force Base said that an Airman has passed away. The news was released Sunday afternoon. Officials said an Airman died in Alamogordo on Saturday. The Airman’s death is being investigated, and the name of the deceased has not been released.

Land of Enchantment fly-in event takes off Saturday

38 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Double Eagle II Airport will host the Land Of Enchantment Fly-In from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, an event that offers free parking and admission. The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program is celebrating its 30th year in a big way. Volunteer pilots will provide

Desert-bound: Albuquerque to relocate namesake submarine’s sail

243 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque might be a desert, but that isn’t stopping the city’s Parks and Recreation department from bringing home a massive piece of the submarine named after New Mexico’s largest city. In the coming months, the City is planning to relocate the 54-ton sail of the

Air Force creating simulation for directed energy weapons

262 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

194 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

107 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

293 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.