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  • Embrace the suck

    “Prior preparation prevents poor performance.” said James Baker, Former White House chief of staff. The 49th Civil Engineer Squadron ensures maximum preparation with situational training to maintain operational readiness. During their 2019 Field Training Exercise, the 49th CES built shelter systems and spent the night on a training site on base, practicing integrated defense, defensive fighting positions and individual movement techniques during the day.
  • Holloman Airmen Remember with POW/MIA events

    Holloman Airmen honored service members who were prisoners of war and those missing in action on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., September 19-20, 2019. Airmen participated in a 24-hour run, a vigil and a remembrance ceremony.
  • Set the example

    The Air Force strives to recognize consistent hard work, especially when that hard work yields exceptional results. Master Sgt. Cody Biorn, 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron productions superintendent, was recently awarded the 2019 General Lew Allen Jr. Award at the Air Education and Training Command level.
  • The 49th Wing Returns Home

    Team Holloman came together to attend the Air Force Ball, Sept. 14, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Every September, the Air Force Ball is celebrated by bases all over the world to commemorate the day the United States Air Force was established: September 18, 1947.
  • 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