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Holloman Air Force Base

Holloman 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.
 

 

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Holloman Fact Sheets

The 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 F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots 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 13,000 military and civilian personnel. 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.


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