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  • Congressman Pearce takes to the skies of New Mexico

    U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, New Mexico’s 2nd district, came to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, for an orientation flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon, Dec. 16, 2016.
  • Holloman lights up the holidays

    The Holloman Air Force Base community came together during the base menorah and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7, at the base chapel. The evening started with a performance by children from the Holloman Elementary School and the Holloman Middle School. The festivities moved outside where the family of deployed member 2nd Lt. Dustin Bordelon, from the
  • Safety is the best present for the Holidays

    For many people the holiday season is a happy and joyous time, enriched by reuniting with family and friends. Here are a few safety tips to ring in the holidays.
  • Trusted counsel in a time of need

    Sexual assault is something that can affect an individual for the rest of their life. The victims of sexual assault often have residual emotional and psychological damage. These effects are hard to deal with alone, but, with the right help, victims can take a big step toward recovery.
  • Baking Happiness: Airman Cookie Drive

    (Editor’s note: Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements.) It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s the hap-happiest season of all! That’s the song volunteers were singing at this year’s Airman Cookie Drive on Dec. 5, 2016. Holloman Airmen and their spouses, as well as people from within the Alamogordo community,
  • The chapel gets a face lift

    The Holloman Chapel recently underwent a $1.34 million renovation project that started in January resulting in a safer and updated facility. The renovation was a military construction project that began with the installation of a fire-suppression system. The chapel lacked a fire-suppression system, and the additional renovations stemmed from the
  • Final American MQ-1 training class graduates from Holloman

    The last U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft training class celebrated its graduation with the 6th Attack Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on Dec. 2, 2016. “The RPA community is entering a time of transition,” said Capt. Chris, an MQ-1 Flight instructor. “The MQ-1 is being put to rest, making this the last student
  • CFC in full swing at Holloman

    The 2016 Combined Federal Campaign is off and running at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., with a donation goal of $80,000. The CFC, beginning from November 1 through December 15, is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, raising millions of dollars each year for eligible non-profit organizations that provide
  • Holloman's Diamond Tree

    The Holloman Air Force Base first sergeant council has organized this year’s Diamond Tree in the Base Exchange food court here. The tree is decorated with slips of paper detailing the name of a child in need, their shoe and clothing sizes, and possible gift ideas. “The First Sergeant Diamond Tree provides small gifts for those children in families
  • Headphones Hearing Education

    Say what?! I can’t hear you! What you need to know about the effect that Headphones have on your hearing. Many of us know that our hearing does not recover once it is damaged. However, most of us don’t take into consideration the damage that a pair of headphones can have on your hearing. Using headphones at high volumes for extended periods of time
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Check out some of the highlights from the #HAFB July 2018 Load Crew Competition! #FlyFightWin
Colonel Joseph Campo assumed command of the 49th Wing from Colonel Houston Cantwell on July 6, 2018. After assuming command Colonel Campo spoke to the Airmen gathered for the ceremony.
Holloman Air Force Base welcomes Col. Joseph L. Campo as the Commander of the 49th Wing. Holloman Air Force Base 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Air Combat Command
Check out the hard work of Airman 1st Class Anthony Montero, one of our fellow Fortyniners serving downrange!
Happy 4th! We hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday. In the meantime enjoy some sounds of freedom!
Daniel Salinas from the 49th Wing Safety office has some summertime safety tips to keep in mind.
#MondayMotivation “You have to get up and make the best of it. There’s no point in being down about it.” After approximately a year of doctors’ visits, Col. Paul Brezinski, 49th Medical Group commander, at 37 years old, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. That was only the beginning of his journey. Read Brezinski’s full story from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command | United States Air Force | U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS
2018 Big Give has officially kicked off at #HAFB! Team leaders showed up to receive a summer safety brief and pick up their Big Give t-shirts.
Holloman's dental clinic has a new initiative that will save patients and workers more time, check out the details from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command| United States Air Force
U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty The U.S. Navy announced today the death of a U.S. Navy pilot who was involved in a mishap at Holloman Air Force Base, NM. Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York died June 22nd when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, part of White Sands Missile Range, north of Holloman. "There's no way to to describe the shock of this loss and the sadness we feel for his family," said Col. Houston Cantwell, commander of Holloman's 49th Wing. "He did pioneering work in aviation that will help shape American air power for years to come. We're thankful to have known him and grateful for his devotion to duty." The cause of the mishap is under investigation. For more information about Lt. Short, contact Cmdr. Doug Gabos, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve Public Affairs Officer, at 757-322-5652, or doug.gabos@navy.mil. For any additional queries, contact Lt. Col. Robert Carver, 49th Wing Public Affairs Office, Holloman Air Force Base, NM at 575-635-7774, or robert.n.carver1.mil@mail.mil.
An A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range at approximately 11:30 a.m. MDT today during a training flight as part of the Air Force's Light Attack Experiment. One aircrew member suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital. More information on the second aircrew member will be released when it is available. The crash is currently under investigation, and no cause has been determined at this time. The Red Rio Bombing Range is part of the White Sands Missile Range, a U.S. Army instillation and the Department of Defense's larges, open air test range. Fire and police units from the White Sands Missile Range Directorate of Emergency Services initially responded to the report of the crash. More information will be released when it is available. The ground-based military exercise scheduled for this evening has been canceled.
Aircraft crashes on Red Rio Range The 49th Wing has confirmed a manned aircraft crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. at Red Rio Bombing Range, 65 miles north of Holloman Air Force Base. The Red Rio Bombing Range is an active Air Force facility that encompasses approximately 196,000 acres on White Sands Missile Range. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident. The condition of the pilots is unknown at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. For additional information, please contact the Holloman Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at 575-572-5406 or 575-572-7381 during regular business hours, or 575-572-7575 after hours. The 49th Wing Pubic Affairs Facebook will also be updated as more information is made available.
Congratulations to the graduates of Airman Leadership Class 18-5. Good luck with your future leadership endeavors.
Thanks to the recent rain over the Lincoln National Forest, fire restrictions on the Smokey Bear and Sacramento Ranger Districts will be lowered to Stage I.
Check out some of the awesome work being put in by some of Holloman's own 49th Munitions Systems Specialists! #HAFB #AirForce #AMMO #ACC Air Combat Command Beale Air Force Base
#MondayMotivation Senior Master Sgt. David Mason, 49th Security Forces logistics and resources superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, from July 2017 to January 2018. With the followership of several units, Mason accomplished 142 key leader engagements, establish daily security requirements and enable delivery of 36 tons of weapons and ammunition to the front lines. Additionally, he increased the defensive capabilities of his facility’s perimeter with several fortification efforts, including: replacing two miles of concertina wire, deploying 96 star barriers and one ground radar system. Congratulations Senior Master Sgt. Mason! For more: http://www.holloman.af.mil/Article-Display/Article/1544767/senior-master-sgt-receives-bronze-star-medal/
The Holloman High-Speed Test Track, operated by the 846th Test Squadron, is one facility that enables test scientists and engineers to meet both of the above criteria. The test track is a 10-mile long, precision-aligned track that provides scientists and engineers a platform from which to conduct their various missions. Tests on the track provide valid data on problems which cannot be solved by other ground test means. Airman Magazine | United States Air Force | Air Combat Command
After months of renovations the Holloman Thrift Shop has re-opened. Thank you to the volunteers and 49th Civil Engi… https://t.co/KYkWOIvyew
@TheAlphaWarrior visited #HollomanAFB last week! You can see all of the photos from the link below. #USAF #ProveIthttps://t.co/z2rH38QWNT
#Congratulations to our newest SNCOs and SNCO selects! You can see the photos from the 2018 SNCO Induction Ceremon… https://t.co/EpKV46KMd3
RT @USAFHealth: Put your #nursing skills to further use in the #AFReserve... Keep your civilian job & serve your country at the same time!…
#MWD Vulkan retired after years of faithful service. Click the link below for more photos and info! #USAFhttps://t.co/qZsHN6fXVz
The #HollomanAFB Youth and Teen Development Center had the opportunity to tour the base and learn about #aviation a… https://t.co/hNmfslkpV4
Retired CMSgt Ernie Lorelli was injured in a car wreck. His team members provided immediate medical treatment, keep… https://t.co/hPpimuJCSr
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the retirement of the F-117 Nighthawk. I was lucky to be able to help send thes…
#DYK Holloman is hosting an open house May 5? Entry is free, and families are more than welcome! Get all the detail… https://t.co/VbAxgj9t8t
RT @USAFRecruiting: This month we celebrate our little fighters. Thank you for providing strength and support to your #Airman. #MonthOfTheM
RT @USAF_ACC: Starting April 1, @usairforce expanded child care options for families of deployed or remote Airmen. | U.S. Air Force photo/S…
RT @USAFHealth: On #NationalDoctorsDay, we pay tribute to the Air Force doctors who provide #TrustedCareAnywhere to our Airmen and their fa…
Need some #MondayMotivation? Over 8k people marched in this year’s #BataanMemorialDeathMarch! Check out all of the… https://t.co/YzbBJ7Jwdu
Happy #NationalPuppyDay! Check out these photos from military working #dog Beci’s retirement ceremony. We thank you… https://t.co/MSWj0Uh2lp
RT @AirmanMagazine: Today, we honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve! Have a safe and ha…
RT @USAFHealth: The Air Force recognizes the strength & resilience of our wounded warriors. #ShowOfStrength https://t.co/Puj6A27ypB https:/…
The 311th Air Maintenance Unit took the victory at the 3rd quarter weapons load competition against the 314th AMU &… https://t.co/ozcMWRonrV
Check out this footage from inside a glider flight from last weekend. https://t.co/5hYH3VasBB