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  • Band of the Golden West visits southern New Mexico

    The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West’s ensemble Mobility, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., performed at Plaza de Las Cruces on May 10. The group plays upwards of 60 concerts each year to over 600,000 people across the western United States--one of them being right here in southern New Mexico. Approximately 70 miles from Holloman, Mobility
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018. “I am directing this operational safety review to allow our commanders to assess and discuss the safety of our operations and to gather feedback from our Airmen who are doing the mission every day,” said Goldfein.
  • National Nurse’s Week

    Nurses and medical technicians are invaluable assets to the 49th Wing. They provide direct emotional and physical support to military members and dependents stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman’s 49th MDG is home to a number of outstanding nurses and medical technicians serving in a variety of clinics, and took this week to
  • Holloman Air, Space Expo

    Holloman hosted the Air and Space Expo ‘Legacy of Liberty,’ May 5, 2018.This open event to the public was an opportunity to invite our local community members and guests, and to showcase the mission of the U.S. Air Force and the 49th Wing.“This is our first Air and Space Expo in four years,” said Col. Houston Cantwell, 49th Wing commander. Holloman
  • Second phase of Light Attack Experiment underway

    Flying began today for the Air Force’s second phase of the Light Attack Experiment at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Another tool in the toolbox

    It is a cool, fall day and the sun shines through the car window warming your face. Suddenly, the truck jerks and tumbles off the road. Your teammate is thrown from the truck, and flung out of sight. You exit the truck and find your teammate critically injured. He is presumably dead. There is no time to think about anything else. Medical care needs
  • Holloman going green

     Looking around, the first color one could think describes Holloman Air Force Base is brown, but it is not, and leadership is trying to change that. Going green environmentally here is not just a concept but an actual practice. Currently, on the north area of the base, solar panels are being installed as part of a Power Purchase Agreement with El
  • When you can give, the Air Force Assistance Fund gives back

    Since 1942, the AFAF campaign has been run by the Air Force family to help the Air Force family. Whether we are aware of it or not, each of us knows someone who has been helped by the Fund. Anything we can do today helps ensure that assistance will be available for other Airmen and other families when they need it tomorrow.
  • Work hard, play hard!

    “Work hard, play hard” is a common motto and rally cry for many, but what does that statement really mean? For the majority of Airmen it means being “excellent in all you do.” The constant push for maximum effort toward fulfilling our individual and collective missions is a recipe for overwhelming stress. With that in mind, it is of the utmost
  • Lending a helping hand: AFAF Kicks off

    The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicked off Monday March 26, 2018 at Holloman Air Force Base and will continue through May 4, 2018.The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for charitable groups that provide support for Airmen and their families. “Our goal for AFAF 2018 is to raise $65,406,” said Capt. Zachary Cabana, AFAF installation
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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
#Congratulations to our newest SNCOs and SNCO selects! You can see the photos from the 2018 SNCO Induction Ceremon… https://t.co/EpKV46KMd3
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#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
Friday Holloman Airmen enjoyed a wing run. https://t.co/fRqDlhcsvD
Holloman Air Force Base RPA pilots and sensor operators were recently trained for intelligence, surveillance and re… https://t.co/zrJwLIbYzU