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  • 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.
  • Care beyond duty

    Airmen all over the world suffer from both visible and invisible wounds that may not always be recognized by their wingmen, and the Air Force Wounded Warrior program is available to those who need help.
  • 49th Wing Civic Outreach Tour

    Civic leaders from across southern New Mexico toured the 49th Wing, July 29, 2019. The Civic Outreach Tour was held as an opportunity for key leaders of the local community to view Holloman and see how the backbone of combat air power completes its everyday mission.
  • Reach for the stars

    Staff Sgt. Joseph Haug, 49th Communications Squadron knowledge management supervisor, knew from as early as four years old that he had a passion for soccer and wanted to play at the highest level possible. This October, Haug is set to play for the U.S. Armed Forces soccer team at the International Military Sports Council Military World Games in Wuhan, China.
  • Reimbursing spouses up to $500 for relicensure, recertification during PCS

    On May 13, 2019, the Air Force implemented a licensure reimbursement program, not to exceed $500, for dependent spouses who require a relicensure or recertification during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines.
  • 49th Operations Group Change of Command

    (From left to right) Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, hands the 49th Operations Group flag to Col. Casey Tidgewell, 49th OG commander, during the Change of Command ceremony, July 12, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Tidgewell returns to Holloman for a second tour as the 49th OG commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • Holloman Solar Observatory mechanic actualizes childhood dream

    He is part of a team who gathers data on solar phenomena – that of solar flares, emissions from the sun, radio and optical interference. Everett Brooks, 2d Weather Squadron, Detachment 4, integrated systems mechanic, has been stationed here since 1995, where he retired as a technical sergeant. He specializes in maintenance on the Solar Observing Optical Network and is responsible for inspecting the other two sites around the world, which are located in Australia and Italy. He brings a team of one to two, to assist and train with overhauling and inspecting.
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