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  • Flood of support

    Airmen from the 49th Wing and 635th Materiel Maintenance Group, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, assisted with airlift efforts in response to the devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., by Hurricane Michael starting October 12.“Our team has dedicated over 7,000 man-hours defining the requirement, preparing the equipment for deployment and
  • Holloman’s “Fightin' 49ers” training mission transfers to the First Command

    The 49th Wing officially recognized the transfer of the base’s flying training mission to Air Education and Training Command during a ceremony here Sept. 28. The transition, effective Oct. 1, 2018, aligns the wing and all co-located units, which hosts MQ-9 Reaper and F-16 Viper formal training units, under the 19th Air Force, the numbered air force responsible for flying training across the Air Force.
  • NCO cross-trains to pursue career goals, personal fulfillment

    Many Airmen find themselves seeking an opportunity to change their career field during their enlistment, but the needs of the Air Force don’t always align with the desires of its Airmen.But, for one Airman, it did.Staff Sgt. Colin Owens, 49th Wing Chapel religious affairs Airman, knew early into his air traffic controller career something needed to
  • POW/MIA Remembrance Day at Holloman

    Holloman Air Force Base honored service members who were imprisoned or remain missing-in-action with a 24-hour vigil and run September 20 – 21, here. “Of those Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsman, we remember their service, their sacrifice for freedom and their unwavering patriotism under difficult and harsh circumstances,” said
  • 2018 Defender’s Cup

    Twenty-one Airmen from the 49th Wing traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to participate in the 2018 Defender’s Cup, Aug. 31- Sept. 3. During Labor Day weekend, Holloman’s Varsity Soccer Team competed with 37 teams from across the Department of Defense in hopes of bringing home the first place trophy.
  • Holloman to transition to AETC

    Holloman Air Force Base will be re-assigned to a new major command during a ceremony scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 here. The base re-alignment will move Holloman’s 49th Wing from Air Combat Command to Air Education and Training Command. The move will allow Air Force leaders, as well as key subject matter experts, to more effectively
  • Air Force realigns Holloman AFB under AETC

    The 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, and all co-located units, will realign from Air Combat Command to Air Education and Training Command effective Oct. 1, 2018. This transition will align Holloman Air Force Base, which hosts MQ-9 Reaper and F-16 formal training units, under the major command with responsibility for recruiting,
  • The monster within

    The first time it happened I was a child.  I was innocent to the whirlwind of chaos around me, ignorant to the tragedy of a self-inflicted death. I had experienced loss to death before, but not like this.  The first time I was brushed by the cold hand of suicide, I could not understand. The second time it happened, I did not have the luxury of
  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • 49th Wing hosts first Hiring Our Heroes

    The 49th Wing hosted its first Hiring Our Heroes transition summit Aug. 9, at the base theater and community activity center. The Hiring Our Heroes summit was created to help Airmen transition into civilian life by offering them an opportunity to work on their resumes, practice interviews and meet potential employers.
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