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  • More than a team

    His dark brown eyes are fixated on the ball, waiting for the opposing team to dare to come onto his turf. Sweat is dripping down his face and he can feel his thighs beginning to burn from the defensive crouch he’s been holding. Nothing matters more in this moment than preventing the offense from crossing the goal line and scoring. Otero County Bucks’ coach, player and 49th Air Maintenance Squadron production expeditor, Tech. Sgt. Courtlyn Collier, enjoys playing football for many reasons.
  • Congresswoman visits 49th Wing

    Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Sarah Esparza, 49th Wing command chief, greet Xochitl Torres Small, New Mexico 2nd district congresswoman, Sept. 6, 2019, outside Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Torres Small conducted an immersion tour of Holloman AFB and mission partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn
  • 28th annual Day of Caring

    Volunteers from Holloman Air Force Base and members of the local community came together for the 28th annual Day of Caring September 6, 2019, at the Otero County Fairgrounds in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The Day of Caring is an annual event, where volunteers perform various tasks, such as home repairs or yard work, at pre-determined job sites for individuals who are either unable to accomplish the tasks themselves or do not have the resources to do so.  
  • 586th FLTS honors WWII heritage

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron will honor their heritage by painting a T-38 Talon, tail number 187, in a scheme reminiscent of their World War II namesake, the 586th Bombardment Squadron. The insert photo shows a WW II era Martin Marauder, B-26, SN 68160, “Kathleen” in action.Formed in early 1943 as a Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber squadron,
  • 2019 Alamo’s Big Give

    The 12th annual Alamo’s Big Give ended with a closing ceremony August 22, 2019, at the Willie Estrada Civic Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico.Alamo’s Big Give is an annual event hosted by the 49th Force Support Squadron and supported by businesses in the local Otero community. This year boasted savings to the community in excess of $200,000 through
  • Cyber Patriot Camp

    Future cybersecurity in the Air Force is in good hands. Twenty-four Alamogordo high school and middle schoolers recently joined more than six thousand other U.S. students during the eleventh year of the Air Force Association sponsored Cyber Patriot Camp.Cybersecurity is of the greatest importance in this technological age. The Air Force Association
  • University of Michigan ROTC cadets tour 49th Wing

    Col. Joseph Campo (middle), 49th Wing commander, poses for a picture in his University of Michigan Air Force ROTC patch with some current University of Michigan cadets, Aug. 15, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The UM cadets were invited to tour the 49th Wing and were given familiarization flights. (Courtesy photo)
  • Playing it safe

    Aug. 12-18 is Safe and Sound week, a week created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promote improving safety nationwide. For the 49th Wing Safety Office, this is business as usual. On a regular basis, the attention to detail the safety personnel displays ensures the mission is achieved correctly.
  • Battle of the Bases

    Airmen from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; Cannon AFB, N.M., and Kirtland AFB, N.M., competed in Battle of the Bases at racetrack in Ruidoso, N.M. The competition is the first event in years that has brought the three bases together.