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  • Kirtland Senior Enlisted Leader Mentorship

    Members of Team Kirtland participate in a senior enlisted mentorship at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 24, 2023. Airmen 1st Class Bre Asia Lofton from the 377th Medical Group discussed her future with senior enlisted mentors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tallon Bratton)

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters visit the 58th Special Operations Wing

    Members of the 150th Air National Guard and 58th Special Operations Wing pose for a group photo next to an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter with students and mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters during a visit to the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, June 27, 2023.The primary

  • 377th ABW commander speaks on the importance of mentors

    Mentorship happens when a more-experienced person guides a less-experienced person toward professional and personal growth, achievement, and success. Colonel Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing commander at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, recently spoke about the influence his first Air Force mentor had,

  • Forging the wings of future leaders

    In his shop on the flight line, Airman Kieran Denehan, B-1 Lancer avionics specialist stationed at Dyess AFB, Texas, was the lowest ranking member in his shop. “I was young and ignorant, and my director and NCO’s weren’t the most nurturing,” Denehan recalls. The direction of his life changed,

  • SNCOs: Mentor Future Commanders!

    “More is caught, than taught.” This common colloquialism rings true for individual development. Regardless of your tenure in the Top 3, if you have just sewn on master sergeant, or are a chief master sergeant hitting high year tenure, senior NCOs shape tomorrow’s joint leaders. We set the example