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Kirtland Air Force Base

In Albuquerque, we focus on training in Air Mobility, a mission that delivers global air transportation of equipment and supplies during times of war and for peace-time training exercises. This includes providing safe, comfortable and reliable transportation of military personnel or dignitaries anywhere in the world. Additional missions include Special Operations Aircraft, Search and Rescue, Homeland Defense, Air Training, Intelligence and RED HORSE.

Base Contact Information

Kirtland Air Force Base
2251 Air Guard Rd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87117

Mission Types in Kirtland Air Force Base (7)


150th Special Operations Wing

The 150th Special Operations Wing will provide combat ready Airmen across a wide spectrum of capabilities to perform dynamic state and federal missions. We will maintain a constant state of readiness to protect the citizens of New Mexico in cases of emergency or natural disaster. We train mission-ready aircrew, perform agile combat support, provide a highly mobile civil engineering response force and produce precision targeting intelligence for the United States Air Force and Joint Warfighters.

210th RED HORSE Squadron

The 210th RED HORSE Squadron operates out of Kirtland Air Force Base. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the mission of the 210th RED HORSE Squadron includes the RED HORSE Mission.