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On behalf of the 49th Wing, welcome to the friendliest place on earth. Holloman is located in New Mexico's Tularosa Basin between the Sacramento and San Andreas mountain ranges. The base has been a proud member of the local community since 1942. It's currently home to the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft, F-16 Viper, as well as more than 30 tenant units.

Local Scenery

Local Area

City of Alamogordo
Alamogordo is the nearest city to Holloman Air Force Base. Many from Team Holloman rely on this city of approximately 35,000 residents for shopping, dining, housing and recreation.
City of Alamogordo
Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce
Department of Public Safety
Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center

Village of Cloudcroft
Cloudcroft is nestled in the Sacramento Mountains, approximately 30 miles east of Alamogordo. Living up to its slogan of being, "9,000 feet above stress level," the village offers dining, shoping and local art galleries.
Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce

Ruidoso Valley
This resort town offers everything from skiing during the winter months to world-class horse racing throughout the summer.
Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce

City of Las Cruces
Located approximately 50 miles west of the base, Las Cruces is home to New Mexico State University and a number of national retail stores.
City of Las Cruces

Also in the area...
White Sands National Monument
Lincoln National Forest
White Sands Missile Range

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Airman & Family Readiness

The Airman and Family Readiness Center provides active duty servicemembers, retirees, civilian employees and their families a wide range of services - from relocation information to financial management training.


K-12 Schools
There are two Alamogordo Public Schools located on Holloman Air Force Base: Holloman Elementary and Holloman Middle.

There is one public high school, Alamogordo High School, located in downtown Alamogordo.

College courses are available on base in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses and programs may lead to associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees. The following institutions are represented:
New Mexico State University - Alamogordo
Park University
Central Texas College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Additional Base Info

Clubs & Activities


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