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  • Wills takes command of 19th Air Force overseeing flying training

    With the sounds of freedom and flying training as the backdrop, Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills took the reins of the 19th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty during a change of command ceremony at Hangar 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, June 13, 2019.
  • Where in the world is the 314th FS, AMU?

    Airmen from the 314th Fighter Squadron and 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit worked out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in San Diego, California, for a training exercise from May 29 to June 14, 2019. Between the two squadrons, a total of 168 personnel, 16 F-16 Vipers and 14 tons of equipment were fully functional during the temporary duty assignment in support of 258 flying training sorties.
  • Holloman hosts MWD training

    The relentless sun pierced the yellow sand and rows of small run-down buildings. An Airmen is pulled through one of the green door frames into an empty room by his panting K-9 partner. Their eyes are drawn to a furry, lifeless figure in the corner. “It looks like your dog fell and injured his leg, what needs to be done now?” asked a veterinary technician. The Airmen dropped his backpack full of medical supplies and sprang into action, taking out a wooden splint and cloth to provide care. The lifeless figure in need of assistance was a Jerry K-9 CPR manikin, used for practicing first aid techniques on a dog.
  • Honorary commanders assume command

    The 49th Wing honored their 2019 commanders emeritus and honorary commanders during a ceremony here, May 31, 2019.The honorary commander program establishes and maintains personal relationships with local civic leaders, and aids in increasing public awareness of the missions, policies and programs of the Department of Defense and United States Air
  • Pedal to the metal

    The U.S. Air Force has a reputation of holding Airmen to a high standard. For physical fitness specifically, that standard is assessed by a waist measurement, push-ups, sit-ups and a 1.5 mile run. However, working out does not always have to be a chore – there are many avenues available where one can maintain physical fitness and boost their morale. For Maj. Zachary Garrett, 49th Aerospace Medical Squadron human performance flight commander, he chooses elite cycling as a means to stay fit.
  • Chief's Choice Award May 2019

    Holloman’s Chiefs Group has a monthly recognition program titled Chief’s Choice Award. Every month, a chief has the honor of choosing a deserving Airman for an outstanding act or for continuous outstanding performance.For the month of May, the chiefs are proud to present the Chief’s Choice Award to Staff Sgt. Ashley Hussain, 54th Operations Support
  • Seeking mental health treatment: 49th Maintenance Group chief shares his experience with PTSD

    “Dealing with a traumatic event from 2011 in Afghanistan, I realize now that I probably needed help long before 2018, but at the time I felt like I’d figured out how to control the ghosts in my head. I forced myself to keep them at bay, and instead of dealing with my problems, I just let them fester,” recalled Chief Master Sgt. Eric Corvin, 49th Maintenance Group Quality Assurance superintendent, as he opened up about his post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • The crew in blue/ABU

    The 49th Security Forces Squadron hosted Police Week, May 13-17, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Police Week is an annual event held to honor the fallen members of the police community. This year there was a 5K run, golf tournament, shooting competition, mud crawl, and ruck followed by the closing ceremony.
  • Shots fired

    Members from the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron and 49th Security Forces Squadron evaluated their Combat Arms Training and Maintenance backstop repair project, May 14, 2019, at the CATM building on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.In response to safety concerns, Airmen have been required to travel to a number of different locations for weapons
  • 492nd ATKS activates at March ARB

    The 492nd Attack Squadron was recognized during an activation and assumption of command ceremony, May 10, 2019, on March Air Reserve Base, Calif. During the ceremony, Col. Jeffery Patton, 49th Operations Group commander, awarded command of the 492nd ATKS, also called the “Fightin’ Bees,” to Lt. Col. Trevor Laribee.
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