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  • 49th Operations Group Change of Command

    (From left to right) Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, hands the 49th Operations Group flag to Col. Casey Tidgewell, 49th OG commander, during the Change of Command ceremony, July 12, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Tidgewell returns to Holloman for a second tour as the 49th OG commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • Holloman Solar Observatory mechanic actualizes childhood dream

    He is part of a team who gathers data on solar phenomena – that of solar flares, emissions from the sun, radio and optical interference. Everett Brooks, 2d Weather Squadron, Detachment 4, integrated systems mechanic, has been stationed here since 1995, where he retired as a technical sergeant. He specializes in maintenance on the Solar Observing Optical Network and is responsible for inspecting the other two sites around the world, which are located in Australia and Italy. He brings a team of one to two, to assist and train with overhauling and inspecting.
  • Air Force releases technical sergeant/19E6 promotion cycle statistics

    Air Force releases technical sergeant/19E6 promotion cycle statistics
  • Who you gonna call?

    The 49th Medical Group will be making walk-in sick call available to all non-flying, active duty members beginning, Aug. 1, 2019, at the clinic on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In the nearly two years since Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast took command of Air Education and Training Command, there has been change across many fronts of the Air Force’s recruiting, training and education enterprise.
  • Alamogordo High School Shockwave Team visits test track

    A modified birdchaser monorail rocket test took some highly motivated and enthusiastic Alamogordo area high school students into history on April 18, 2019, at the Holloman High Speed Test Track.The genesis of this event was a dream of HHSTT chief engineer, John Leslie. According to Leslie, the idea for having high school students design and test a
  • Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care

    In an effort to return more Airmen to duty quicker, the Air Force is rolling out a new medical model to restore the overall readiness of our military. Under the new Air Force Medical Reform model, dedicated provider care teams will be aligned to an Operational Medical Readiness Squadron primarily focused on proactively treating active duty Airmen and improving their availability to support the warfighting mission. Care for non-active duty patients, primarily the families of service members and military retirees, will be handled by separate provider teams aligned to a Health Care Operations Squadron.
  • “Being gay doesn’t define us”

    Serving in the U.S. military can affect nearly every portion of a person’s life. The permanent change of stations, the deployments and the even standardized work uniforms all affect not only the member serving, but also their spouses, families and friends. Being able to relate to and depend on fellow service members for support and camaraderie is
  • Supplement safety, ‘hot’ products that could make you ‘pop hot’

    Protein powders, pre-workout supplements and multi-vitamins may be seemingly harmless. But, could they be posing an unforeseen risk to your health and career?“Supplements are not regulated by the (Federal Drug Administration), the only thing that’s regulated is the label,” said Juli Bailey, 49th Medical Group health promotion coordinator.Bailey
  • Aircrew Crisis Task Force director visits 49th Wing

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Short, Aircrew Crisis Task Force director, speaks to 49th Wing leadership concerning pilot retention, June 18, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Totel force pilots were approximately 2,000 members short at the end of 2018, Short asked for feedback on retaining pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn
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