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  • Commentary: 9th ATKS celebrates 76th anniversary

    This October, we at the 9th Attack Squadron pause to celebrate the squadron’s immense history and proud heritage.  The squadron, originally the 9th Pursuit Squadron, celebrated its 76th anniversary in 2017.In 1941, the 9th Pursuit Squadron was established in Selfridge Field, Michigan, as one of the three original squadrons assigned to the 49th
  • HAFB Fire Prevention Week

    Annual Fire Prevention Week, held by the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron, kicked off Oct. 10, 2017 on Holloman Air Force Base, with the theme of “Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out.” Fire Prevention Week has been observed annually for 94 years and was created to pay tribute to those who lost family and property in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
  • Holloman Airman wins WSMR warrior challenge

    Moments after shaking the commander’s hand, Airman 1st Class Anthony Phillips clears his throat to boisterously shout, “Aim High,” the official U.S. Air Force slogan, for all Airmen in the room to hear. Starting goals, achieving them and always setting new ones were the next words sitting on the back of his tongue ready to be spit out at any moment.
  • September Chief's Choice Award

    Staff Sgt. Gregory Perez, 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics technician, was selected as the Chief’s Choice Award recipient by Chief Master Sgt. Jonathan Veal, 49th AMXS Chief Enlisted Manager, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 04, 2017.
  • JA hosts Constitution Day assembly

    Representatives from the 49th Wing Staff Judge Advocate office spoke to students about the history of the United States Constitution Sept. 21, 2017 at Holloman Middle School to commemorate Constitution Week. The visit provided more than 190 children the opportunity to learn about the Founding Fathers and what it took to make a new form of
  • 54th FG to conduct night flying ops

    F-16 pilots from the 54th Fighter Group here will conduct routine night flying operations Oct. 2-20, 2017.
  • 8th Fighter Squadron receives final 6-ship

    The 8th Fighter Squadron received its final six F-16 Fighting Falcons from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Sept. 21, 2017. This completes the 8th Fighter Squadron arrival of aircraft here at Holloman. The Air Force determined that Holloman fulfills its need to host F-16 Formal Training Unit squadrons. These squadrons will allow the Air Force to increase
  • Holloman participates in an active shooter exercise

    Members of the 49th Security Forces Squadron administer Self Aid Buddy Care to Senior Airman Carlos Garcia, 49th Medical Group medic, during an exercise Sept. 20, 2017 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The purpose of an active shooter exercise is to test and evaluate Holloman’s scene response, as well as base wide notification and lockdown
  • Commander Recommended Reading List

    Col. Houston Cantwell, 49th Wing commander, shares his first recommended reading list with Airmen Sept 19, 2017 here. The 20 books on the reading list are as follows: AIRPOWERPredator, By Richard WhiteMasters of the Air, By Donald L. MillerI Could Never Be So Lucky Again, By General James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle with Carroll V. GainesBoyd: The Fighter
  • Air Force Ball 2017

    Holloman’s Fighting 49ers saluted to 70 years of air, space and cyberspace power with the Holloman Air Force Ball at Hangar 301 on Holloman Air Force Base N.M., Sept. 16, 2017. The ball celebrates the official birthdate of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18, 1947. Seventy years ago, President Truman signed the National Security Act, establishing a new