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  • Colonel Goldfein nammed last F-117A Bandit

    The commander of the 49th Fighter Wing, Col. David Goldfein, is the last of an honored breed. When Colonel Goldfein flew his first F-117A Sept. 14, he became the last Bandit. The Bandit nickname harkens back to when the Stealth Fighter Program in Tonopah, Nev., was classified, said Lt. Col. Chris Knehans, 7th Fighter Squadron commander. The Formal
  • Holloman preps for Oktoberfest

    Tickets for the 10th annual Oktoberfest are $12 and can be purchased at all Otero Federal Credit Unions, the Chamber of Commerce, the Officers' Club, outdoor recreation, the German air force squadron and at the front gate Saturday. The bus stops in Alamogordo are shown below. Individuals who are not part of the Holloman community must take the
  • Dragon Test Team inactivates: 'Gray Dragon' to fly no more

    The 53rd Test Evaluation Group's Detachment 1, Dragon Test Team, celebrated 24 years of service during its inactivation ceremony here Friday. "By law, whenever a weapon system is within five years of retirement we stop conducting modifications and testing," said Lt. Col. Rick Silong, Det. 1 commander. "Since the F-117s have been scheduled for
  • ACC commander impressed with Holloman

    The Air Combat Command commander visited Holloman for the first time last week and got a glimpse at the way Team Holloman does business. "I always take an opportunity to go out to all the bases and see the programs," said Gen. Ronald Keys, ACC commander. "I like to get a feel for how things are going and see how things are being translated at the
  • Watch What You Heat

    Fire Prevention Week kicks off Oct. 8-14 and Holloman Fire and Emergency Services is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association to remind local residents to prevent cooking fires: "Watch What You Heat." During this year's fire safety campaign, firefighters and safety advocates will spread the word about the dangers of
  • This week in Holloman history

    This week in Holloman historySept. 18, 1947: · The United States Air Force became a separate service. · The Air National Guard became a separate Reserve component of the U.S. Air Force. · W. Stuart Symington is sworn in as the first Secretary of the Air Force. · Army air activities are transferred to the new Department of the Air Force. Sept. 20,
  • Deutsche Luftwaffe

    With a total manpower of almost 200 servicemembers and locally hired employees, the 2nd Line Maintenance Squadron ranks largest among the Logistics Group's squadrons. According to the German Air Force maintenance support concept it is the responsibility of our squadron to perform first and second and in some special cases also third and
  • Deutsche Luftwaffe

    The Supply Squadron of the German air force Flying Training Center consists of a total of 50 service members and 25 U.S. and German civilian employees. The Central Force Level Stock Status Remote Computer Information System and main storage subunit is responsible for the provision of material supplies to the GAF FTC. To that end, the subunit