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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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Check out that #AirPower! 54th Fighter Group F-16 Vipers flew with F-15 Eagles from the Louisiana Air National Gu… https://t.co/QnyvqCKlou
It’s almost time! The Falcon Flyby is scheduled for 5:01 p.m. MST. You can catch the game on CBS! #LetsFlyhttps://t.co/PBn5lABgf5
The 49th Wing also accomplished the longest #MQ9 #Reaper transit flight ever in @AETCommand. The flight was 3005 na… https://t.co/Fa02YZuve1
49th Operations Group #MQ9 #Reaper aircrew also integrated with @USMC #AH1Cobra attack helicopters, strengthening t… https://t.co/35In20GZdt
Maintenance & fuels personnel practiced #MQ9 #Reaper rapid refueling. Rapid refueling provides MQ-9s the capability… https://t.co/7w2sfW3GVF
#HollomanAFB #MQ9 #Reapers flew 23 sorties, accomplishing 62 training events for a total of 187.6 flight hours. Air… https://t.co/Zo0cpP50i0
The final Airmen & Guardians from #HollomanAFB have returned from the month-long Exercise Agile Combat Employment R… https://t.co/MqSUZ5g92C
Engineers from the 635th Materiel Maintenance Group & 49th Civil Engineer Squadron, assisted by 49th Wing volunteer… https://t.co/Xq7AE7upVJ
Don't forget to tune in to this weekend's game! https://t.co/k3bOMRlcMU
.@GenCQBrownJr released the action order to understand the U.S.’s strategic competitors. We can’t do that w/o insig… https://t.co/6bPMlClwmu
RT @cmsaf_official: All of this. They all speak to me…Lessons from a great American. https://t.co/vyW2y4CevW
#TaskForceHolloman bioenvironmental engineers are working to keep the Afghan evacuees temporarily living at Aman Om… https://t.co/ZJCQWm7nPj
On Oct 1, 1991 the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing was redesignated as the 49th Fighter Wing. Then on May 9, 1992,… https://t.co/0x8AiVVu1Z
A portion of the national airspace in southeast New Mexico where #HollomanAFB trains #F16 #Viper pilots, known as t… https://t.co/Xz2xQP41k2
The 49th Wing held its 1st rappel skills training for Defenders & firefighters. Rappelling is used for rapid buildi… https://t.co/DJL7Z5sLAH
Fangs out 🐍 The 311th Fighter Squadron flagship #F16 #Viper performed a flyover for a University of Tennessee vs U… https://t.co/MnRT40CqHt
What a way to kick off your new career! Welcome to the team, we look forward to serving alongside you. #USAF https://t.co/OAu6RCSSkK
Check out our 54th Fighter Group F-16 Vipers performing a flyover at the Tennessee vs Ole Miss game! #F16 #Viper https://t.co/aXs2jMxyJT
RT @AF_Academy: Academy Winds and Delta Blue from #yourAcademy, performed for Afghan evacuees this week at @HollomanAFB, NM- one of eight m…
.@AF_Academy Winds performed for Afghan evacuees and #TaskForceHolloman personnel at Aman Omid Village on… https://t.co/bsmdoLtcF9
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