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  • 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
  • Walking Parkinson’s Path

    He looked down placing his face in his hands. Tears welled in his eyes and his throat tightened.He forced a few breaths. The strong smell of bleach and alcohol in the exam room hit his nostrils and lingered, making it even harder to catch his breath.His mind was racing. What was this disease?What does this mean for his family? His career? His
  • Combined clinic initiative simplifies Holloman healthcare

    With the goal of efficiency and innovation in mind, the 49th Medical Group has developed a combined clinic initiative, grouping annual medical requirements into one appointment at one location.“We have a lot more requirements than we do people,” said Col. Paul Brezinski, 49th MDG commander. “With these requirements, we wanted to look at the things