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  • Rated officer volunteers needed to support aviation diversity outreach

    Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1 is encouraging units to nominate Air Force rated officers from across the Total Force to support outreach and engagement activities designed to increase aviation diversity and support youth aviation awareness.
  • SARMs holding everything together

    It is common for individuals to picture pilots or aircraft when they think of the United States Air Force. The mission of the USAF is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. However, pilots would not be able to do their job if it was not for all the support functions, including the members of Squadron Aviation Resource Management.
  • Air Force launches enterprise-wide app

    The Air Force recently launched their mobile app, Air Force Connect, aimed at providing Airmen and their families access to information and tools to assist with their daily lives and careers from the palms of their hands.The app is available for free from the Apple App Store and through Google Play.App users can access local Holloman content by
  • Bonds stronger than blood

    When you think of a good parent or someone who was a good role model for you, who do you think of? For me it is easy, I have wonderful parents. They were hard on me sometimes when I needed a push and they loved me even when I was being difficult.
  • 314th Fighter Squadron Class 19-BBH graduation

    Fourteen F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 314th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course during a ceremony at Hangar 286, Nov. 9, 2019, here. The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245 hours of academic training and 69 hours of flight simulator training.
  • Advance Force Development: Forging a new mindset through occupational competencies

    As part of the process to scale force development across the enterprise, Air Education and Training Command’s occupational competencies branch is working to forge a new training mindset by assisting career field managers with the development of competency-based learning models for the Air Force’s 266 career fields.
  • Aspiring Air Force pilots: Don’t let height standards get in the way

    Those who aspire to one day become a U.S. Air Force aviator must first meet several requirements, including height, before they are considered for pilot training. For those who fall outside of the Air Force’s height requirements, height waivers are available.
  • 49th Wing third quarter load competition

    Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition.
  • 746th Test Squadron celebrates diamond anniversary

    The 746th Test Squadron celebrated their 60th anniversary, Oct. 25, here.The event was open to those with base access, and guests enjoyed variety of activities to include facility tours featuring test equipment and hardware, face painting, aircraft flyovers, live music and food.“1959 was when this squadron was founded as the Central
  • For crying out cloud

    One of many factors that can often be overlooked is the possibility of weather interfering with plans. From weekend plans like a summer cookout, to large-scale military operations, unforeseen inclement weather can really rain on your parade. The 54th Operations Support Squadron weather flight, however, works hard to ensure base personnel are aware of potential inclement weather and are able to plan accordingly.