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  • BEAR Base members reflect on Hurricane Katrina

    This time last year about three dozen Airmen from Holloman's 49th Materiel Maintenance Group were in the middle of one of the nation's largest natural disasters -- the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The first team of 14 Airmen from Holloman arrived at New Orleans's Louis B. Armstrong International Airport Sept. 3. They would be part of about 40
  • F-22A environmental assessment complete

    The United States Air Force has completed an Environmental Assessment that found no significant environmental impact of a proposal to beddown two squadrons of F-22A Raptors at Holloman.The proposal is part of a plan to transform the combat capability of the 49th Fighter Wing and maximize the use of available infrastructure at Holloman. That
  • Official discusses new mission

    Alamogordo's Committee of 50 had the chance to discuss with a Pentagon official exactly what can be expected as Holloman prepares for the arrival of the Air Force's Raptor. "This is an incredible aircraft. It is hard to see on radar and because of the integrated systems on board, it is extremely lethal," said Col. Walter Givhan, combat forces
  • Deutsche Luftwaffe

    This year the German air force Flying Training Center will hold its 10th annual Oktoberfest. This big event will take place Sept. 23, from 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. in and around maintenance hangar building 286. One week after ours, the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany starts. But since when do the Germans celebrate their Oktoberfest?Here are a few facts
  • Drone crashes on take-off from Holloman

    An unmanned QF-4E crashed on take-off August 10 here sending a black cloud of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles.The crash took place at 8:45 a.m. near the west end of runway 22 and runway 25. No one was injured and no damage was reported to military equipment or facilities. The drone, which is a modified F-4 Phantom II, was reported
  • Deutsche Luftwaffe

    Born May 23, 1958, in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Thomas Reiter is married and has two sons. He enjoys fencing, badminton, cooking and playing the guitar. Reiter has a Master's Degree in aerospace technology. He graduated from Goethe-High School in Neu-Isenburg in June 1977, from the Armed Forces University in Neubiberg in December 1982 and from the
  • Team Holloman stands ready as hurricane season continues

    As the anniversary of one of the deadliest natural disasters in history approaches, Team Holloman remains prepared for anything. According to Col. William Goad, 49th Material Maintenance Group commander, the 49 MMG maintains a constant state of readiness regarding equipment that might be tasked to support any Department of Defense or FEMA
  • POW shares experience with pilot

    Everyone's eyes were glued to him, leaning comfortably against the lectern chatting casually about his experiences. He wasn't a fiery, motivational speaker, but the 50 members of Team Holloman, most of them pilots, hung on his every word. It wasn't the way he said what he said that kept their attention, rather the story he told. It was a story
  • 12th Air Force Commander visits Holloman

    The stop to Holloman was Lt. Gen. Norman Seip's third stop on a three-base tour Aug. 16-17. The 12th Air Force commander had made visits to Dyess AFB, Texas, and Cannon AFB, N.M., prior to coming here. This visit was the first after the general took command in July. The general said the purpose of his visit was to meet the leadership of the base