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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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#HollomanAFB’s #Defenders celebrated #NationalPoliceWeek. The celebration included a shooting competition, mud run… https://t.co/NnVXZyyORA
In response to safety concerns, #Airmen have been required to travel to a number of different locations for Combat… https://t.co/cEfBbeUFPZ
#HollomanAFB activated its 2nd Geographically Separated Unit on March ARB, Calif. “We have maintenance, base ops su… https://t.co/vuZDUHIMI7
In response to #AirForce Sr. ldr priorities, #HollomanAFB’s 311th Fighter Squadron put their readiness & lethality… https://t.co/suPHVya9Bb
RT @DeptofDefense: Preparing for global threats and maintaining readiness takes practice, manpower, and teamwork. @USAirForce F-35As and F-…
SSgt Davenport isn’t your ordinary Dedicated Crew Chief...He joined the #USAF as an avionics troop, not a new chief… https://t.co/caEiR6zc4R
The 491st Attack Squadron honored its first incoming commander in a ceremony, May 8, on Hancock Field Air National… https://t.co/IIIv1t3Qo6
Here’s our final #NursesWeek2019 insight! If you’d like to learn a bit more about 1st Lt. Browning’s journey coming… https://t.co/KOcyWBi1Vm
Have plans this weekend? What if there was a FREE event with music, food, games & prizes... 🎶🍗🎉 #Alamogordo is host… https://t.co/8cV6bvgtgJ
RT @usairforce: 40 aircraft from @419fw @388fw @KunsanAirBase & @HollomanAFB participated in a combat exercise that tested the capabilities…
Check out two more insights to our #49thMedicalGroup Nurses for #NursesWeek ! https://t.co/pTIxaAnYQ5
#Congratulations  to the 8th Fighter Squadron’s first F-16 Basic Course graduates! Read about the historic event b… https://t.co/j9QxvVMv8D
This week is #NursesWeek. We appreciate everything the nurses at the #49thMedicalGroup do for our Airmen. https://t.co/cGhEl50nX8
RT @388fw: We helped train brand new F-16 pilots by providing "red air" for basic and advanced air combat at @HAFB https://t.co/aGPIeHADpl…
Students from Imago Dei Academy had the opportunity to learn from #MQ9 #pilots and #sensoroperators, see their day-… https://t.co/4PAWjxNwiI
The 49 Wg Judge Advocate and 12th Judicial District Attorney's Office visited the base middle school, May 1, for… https://t.co/KRY8xwG4jG
Ever dream of flying in the back of an #F16 #Viper? For A1C Mequail Fridge, the chance to fly in an F-16 was one he… https://t.co/lcWTC6tExV
#Congratulations to the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit on their win at the 1st Quarter #LoadCompetion! See more pho… https://t.co/VrSvgMds9Z
April 29th was Holloman's first quarterly #loadcompetion for 2019. The 314th #AMU, 29th AMU, and 9th AMU all compet… https://t.co/j1zW5duPwN