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Steel Talons Honor GuardHolloman Air Force Base was originally established in 1942 as Alamogordo Air Field six miles west of Alamogordo, New Mexico. Initial construction began at the airfield February 6, 1942. The base was re-named in 1948 after Col. George Holloman, a native of Rich Square, North Carolina, who was a pioneer in early rocket and pilot-less aircraft research. Click here for more data on Holloman Air Force Base, or click here for the base's history.
tabHolloman Fact Sheets 
F-22 Raptor with snowThe 49th Wing -- host wing at Holloman Air Force Base -- supports national security objectives by deploying worldwide to support peacetime and wartime contingencies. The wing provides combat-ready Airmen and trains MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper pilots and sensor operators. Additionally, the wing delivers Air Transportable Clinics and Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources while providing support to more than 17,000 military and civilian personnel to include German Air Force Flying Training center operations. The wing has a proud history of service in World War II, Korea, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia and NATO-led Operation Allied Force. Read the full 49th Wing fact sheet here.

More Holloman Fact Sheets:
49th Wing History
Holloman Air Force Base History
Holloman Air Force Base Data
Environmental Announcements
tab49th Wing Leadership 
tabFreedom of Information 
Freedom of Information
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tabHolloman Aircraft 
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T-38 Talon
T-38 Talon

MQ-1 Predator
MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aircraft System

MQ-9 Reaper
MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System

QF-4 Drone
QF-4 Drone

F-4 Phantom II
F-4 Phantom II

German Air Force Tornado
tabCommunity Relations 

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Holloman to sponsor motorcycle safety class

HMS students discover science

Photos: Holloman hosts annual National Night Out

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An outstanding career

Holloman's Top 3 offers scholarship

Remotely Piloted Aircraft training expands

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Baltic Defense College students tour 74 EFS A-10s

Team Seymour joins U.S. Coast Guard for joint search and rescue exercise

Langley Airmen return from supporting ISIL airstrike missions

Airfield systems techs keep air traffic, ground controllers connected

ACC director of operations joins RPA family   |  VIDEO

New family support program offered at Holloman

357th FS, 22nd STS team up for austere landings  1

tabHolloman Public Affairs Office
49th Wing Public Affairs
490 First Street 
Building 29, Suite 1500
Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. 88330
DSN: 572-7381
Holloman Public Affairs does not act as an operator service or base locator. They do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.
For telephone information or phone numbers, please call the Base Operator at 575-572-1110

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