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  • Thrifty solution

    After months of renovations, Holloman’s Thrift Shop is scheduled to re-open August 14th in Building 232 on Second St. and Connecticut Ave. A leaky roof, flooded bathrooms and rodents scurrying in the shadows were only a small number of the problems that plagued Building 232 earlier this year. While this building offered dismal shelter at best, the
  • The end of a paw-some career

    Vulkan, military working dog for the 49th Security Forces Squadron, plays with his owner, Senior Airman William Hale, MWD handler for the 49 SFS, before his retirement ceremony at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., July 27, 2018. Vulkan's loyalty to his handlers allowed for the completion of more than 10,000 hours of explosive detection for Holloman,
  • Youth tour aviation career options

    A Youth and Teen Development Center class learns about cll signs July 25 in the Bob V. Schaffer Building on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The class made a stop at the airfield managemnt conference room on their tour, which highlighted careers in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Autumn
  • In Memoriam: Lt. Christopher “Bueller” Short

     (EDITOR’S NOTE: Information from this story was gathered from several uncredited sources, i.e. memorial plaques, obituaries, ext.)At approximately 11:30 a.m., June 22, 2018, Lt. Christopher “Bueller” Short, a U.S. Navy pilot, lost his life when an A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range. “A couple of weeks ago, a good friend and
  • Drive, Determination and Heart

    The sound of the alarm pierces the room at 1.a.m Wednesday morning. It is finally here. The day she has been waiting for, graduation day.Lesley Trevizo promptly jumps out of bed and races through her morning routine. She whips her hair in a neat bun, laces up her boots and snaps the final buckles on her rucksack loaded with uniforms, extra
  • Motorcycle safety

    Before operating a motorcycle, Holloman Airmen must be aware that the safety requirements for motorcycle riders in New Mexico do not coincide with the safety standards of the U.S. Air Force.   In accordance to Air Force Instruction 91-207, the U.S. Air Force Traffic Safety Program, all Airmen must attend a motorcycle safety course and wear the
  • Atomic Age: Alamogordo and the Bomb

    (Editor’s Note: This is part one of a four part series on the first test of the atomic bomb.)
  • 704th Test Group Change of Command

    Col. Scott A. Cain, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, hands the 704th Test Group guidon to Col. Charles B. Cain, 704th TG commander during the 704th TG change of command at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. July 10, 2018. During the ceremony, the responsibility of the 704th TG was entrusted to Col. Charles Cain. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 49th Wing changes command

    A new commander took the reins of the 49th Wing during the wing change of command ceremony July 6, 2018, at Hangar 500 here.Colonel Joseph L. Campo assumed command of the 49th Wing in front of families, Airmen and local leaders.Lieutenant General Mark D. Kelly, commander of the 12th Air Force, presided over the ceremony in which Campo, the former
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Check out some of the highlights from the #HAFB July 2018 Load Crew Competition! #FlyFightWin
Colonel Joseph Campo assumed command of the 49th Wing from Colonel Houston Cantwell on July 6, 2018. After assuming command Colonel Campo spoke to the Airmen gathered for the ceremony.
Holloman Air Force Base welcomes Col. Joseph L. Campo as the Commander of the 49th Wing. Holloman Air Force Base 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Air Combat Command
Check out the hard work of Airman 1st Class Anthony Montero, one of our fellow Fortyniners serving downrange!
Happy 4th! We hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday. In the meantime enjoy some sounds of freedom!
Daniel Salinas from the 49th Wing Safety office has some summertime safety tips to keep in mind.
#MondayMotivation “You have to get up and make the best of it. There’s no point in being down about it.” After approximately a year of doctors’ visits, Col. Paul Brezinski, 49th Medical Group commander, at 37 years old, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. That was only the beginning of his journey. Read Brezinski’s full story from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command | United States Air Force | U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS
2018 Big Give has officially kicked off at #HAFB! Team leaders showed up to receive a summer safety brief and pick up their Big Give t-shirts.
Holloman's dental clinic has a new initiative that will save patients and workers more time, check out the details from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command| United States Air Force
U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty The U.S. Navy announced today the death of a U.S. Navy pilot who was involved in a mishap at Holloman Air Force Base, NM. Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York died June 22nd when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, part of White Sands Missile Range, north of Holloman. "There's no way to to describe the shock of this loss and the sadness we feel for his family," said Col. Houston Cantwell, commander of Holloman's 49th Wing. "He did pioneering work in aviation that will help shape American air power for years to come. We're thankful to have known him and grateful for his devotion to duty." The cause of the mishap is under investigation. For more information about Lt. Short, contact Cmdr. Doug Gabos, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve Public Affairs Officer, at 757-322-5652, or doug.gabos@navy.mil. For any additional queries, contact Lt. Col. Robert Carver, 49th Wing Public Affairs Office, Holloman Air Force Base, NM at 575-635-7774, or robert.n.carver1.mil@mail.mil.
An A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range at approximately 11:30 a.m. MDT today during a training flight as part of the Air Force's Light Attack Experiment. One aircrew member suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital. More information on the second aircrew member will be released when it is available. The crash is currently under investigation, and no cause has been determined at this time. The Red Rio Bombing Range is part of the White Sands Missile Range, a U.S. Army instillation and the Department of Defense's larges, open air test range. Fire and police units from the White Sands Missile Range Directorate of Emergency Services initially responded to the report of the crash. More information will be released when it is available. The ground-based military exercise scheduled for this evening has been canceled.
Aircraft crashes on Red Rio Range The 49th Wing has confirmed a manned aircraft crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. at Red Rio Bombing Range, 65 miles north of Holloman Air Force Base. The Red Rio Bombing Range is an active Air Force facility that encompasses approximately 196,000 acres on White Sands Missile Range. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident. The condition of the pilots is unknown at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. For additional information, please contact the Holloman Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at 575-572-5406 or 575-572-7381 during regular business hours, or 575-572-7575 after hours. The 49th Wing Pubic Affairs Facebook will also be updated as more information is made available.
Congratulations to the graduates of Airman Leadership Class 18-5. Good luck with your future leadership endeavors.
Thanks to the recent rain over the Lincoln National Forest, fire restrictions on the Smokey Bear and Sacramento Ranger Districts will be lowered to Stage I.
Check out some of the awesome work being put in by some of Holloman's own 49th Munitions Systems Specialists! #HAFB #AirForce #AMMO #ACC Air Combat Command Beale Air Force Base
#MondayMotivation Senior Master Sgt. David Mason, 49th Security Forces logistics and resources superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, from July 2017 to January 2018. With the followership of several units, Mason accomplished 142 key leader engagements, establish daily security requirements and enable delivery of 36 tons of weapons and ammunition to the front lines. Additionally, he increased the defensive capabilities of his facility’s perimeter with several fortification efforts, including: replacing two miles of concertina wire, deploying 96 star barriers and one ground radar system. Congratulations Senior Master Sgt. Mason! For more: http://www.holloman.af.mil/Article-Display/Article/1544767/senior-master-sgt-receives-bronze-star-medal/
The Holloman High-Speed Test Track, operated by the 846th Test Squadron, is one facility that enables test scientists and engineers to meet both of the above criteria. The test track is a 10-mile long, precision-aligned track that provides scientists and engineers a platform from which to conduct their various missions. Tests on the track provide valid data on problems which cannot be solved by other ground test means. Airman Magazine | United States Air Force | Air Combat Command
#Congratulations to our newest SNCOs and SNCO selects! You can see the photos from the 2018 SNCO Induction Ceremon… https://t.co/EpKV46KMd3
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#MWD Vulkan retired after years of faithful service. Click the link below for more photos and info! #USAFhttps://t.co/qZsHN6fXVz
The #HollomanAFB Youth and Teen Development Center had the opportunity to tour the base and learn about #aviation a… https://t.co/hNmfslkpV4
Retired CMSgt Ernie Lorelli was injured in a car wreck. His team members provided immediate medical treatment, keep… https://t.co/hPpimuJCSr
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the retirement of the F-117 Nighthawk. I was lucky to be able to help send thes…
#DYK Holloman is hosting an open house May 5? Entry is free, and families are more than welcome! Get all the detail… https://t.co/VbAxgj9t8t
RT @USAFRecruiting: This month we celebrate our little fighters. Thank you for providing strength and support to your #Airman. #MonthOfTheM
RT @USAF_ACC: Starting April 1, @usairforce expanded child care options for families of deployed or remote Airmen. | U.S. Air Force photo/S…
RT @USAFHealth: On #NationalDoctorsDay, we pay tribute to the Air Force doctors who provide #TrustedCareAnywhere to our Airmen and their fa…
Need some #MondayMotivation? Over 8k people marched in this year’s #BataanMemorialDeathMarch! Check out all of the… https://t.co/YzbBJ7Jwdu
Happy #NationalPuppyDay! Check out these photos from military working #dog Beci’s retirement ceremony. We thank you… https://t.co/MSWj0Uh2lp
RT @AirmanMagazine: Today, we honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve! Have a safe and ha…
RT @USAFHealth: The Air Force recognizes the strength & resilience of our wounded warriors. #ShowOfStrength https://t.co/Puj6A27ypB https:/…
The 311th Air Maintenance Unit took the victory at the 3rd quarter weapons load competition against the 314th AMU &… https://t.co/ozcMWRonrV
Check out this footage from inside a glider flight from last weekend. https://t.co/5hYH3VasBB
Friday Holloman Airmen enjoyed a wing run. https://t.co/fRqDlhcsvD
Holloman Air Force Base RPA pilots and sensor operators were recently trained for intelligence, surveillance and re… https://t.co/zrJwLIbYzU