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  • National Police Week 2018

    Members of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., honored fallen civilian and military law enforcement officers during National Police Week, on May 13-19. Congress established National Police Week in 1962 under the direction of former President John F. Kennedy to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.This year’s
  • Holloman hosts fam. flight for N.M. Lt. Gov.

     John Sanchez, Lt. Governor of New Mexico, visited Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, for a familiarization flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon, May 4, 2018.The flight was offered to Sanchez as a way for him to gain a better understanding of the F-16 mission and to experience the weapons systems displayed.“It was more than I was expecting,” Sanchez
  • Pit Stop Alamogordo

    Holloman Air Force Base recently introduced the Hollamo Express, a unique bus service exclusive to Holloman’s military service members and dependents. Airmen can use the bus service as transport to a list of drop-off locations in the city of Alamogordo, free of charge. At present, the Hollamo Express runs an eight-stop route, from 5 p.m. to
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Band of the Golden West visits southern New Mexico

    The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West’s ensemble Mobility, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., performed at Plaza de Las Cruces on May 10. The group plays upwards of 60 concerts each year to over 600,000 people across the western United States--one of them being right here in southern New Mexico. Approximately 70 miles from Holloman, Mobility
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018. “I am directing this operational safety review to allow our commanders to assess and discuss the safety of our operations and to gather feedback from our Airmen who are doing the mission every day,” said Goldfein.
  • National Nurse’s Week

    Nurses and medical technicians are invaluable assets to the 49th Wing. They provide direct emotional and physical support to military members and dependents stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman’s 49th MDG is home to a number of outstanding nurses and medical technicians serving in a variety of clinics, and took this week to
  • Holloman Air, Space Expo

    Holloman hosted the Air and Space Expo ‘Legacy of Liberty,’ May 5, 2018.This open event to the public was an opportunity to invite our local community members and guests, and to showcase the mission of the U.S. Air Force and the 49th Wing.“This is our first Air and Space Expo in four years,” said Col. Houston Cantwell, 49th Wing commander. Holloman
  • Second phase of Light Attack Experiment underway

    Flying began today for the Air Force’s second phase of the Light Attack Experiment at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Another tool in the toolbox

    It is a cool, fall day and the sun shines through the car window warming your face. Suddenly, the truck jerks and tumbles off the road. Your teammate is thrown from the truck, and flung out of sight. You exit the truck and find your teammate critically injured. He is presumably dead. There is no time to think about anything else. Medical care needs