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  • Culture of excellence

    “Next man up.” A phrase often heard in sports refers to the mentality that every player must be ready to contribute to fit the team’s needs if adjustments must be made. While the 54th Operations Support Squadron weather flight does not play a sport, they embody a team frame of mind. The culture of excellence has allowed them to overcome obstacle after obstacle. For this reason, they were awarded the Air Education and Training Command Weather Organization of the Year.
  • 314th Fighter Squadron class 20-CBH graduation

    12 F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 314th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course, during a ceremony, Dec. 12, here.The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245-hours of academic training and 69-hours of
  • Airman Leadership School class 21-2

    Forty-nine Airmen graduated from Holloman’s Airman Leadership School during a virtual ceremony, Dec. 11.
  • Spruce-ing up the holidays

    Holloman Airman received a chance to decorate their homes with a free Christmas tree Dec. 10, 2020, at the Holloman Air Force Base Domenici Fitness Center.
  • First in AETC: KC-46s refuel F-16 fighters

    In a first for Air Education and Training Command and the 56th Air Refueling Squadron, two KC-46 Pegasus aircraft from the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, along with 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 49th Wing at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, teamed up in the skies over New Mexico to train and practice air refueling operations.
  • 'A Tribute to Persistence': SecAF presents Air Force Cross to Special Tactics Airman

    Snapped awake by the sound of belt-fed machine gun fire, then-Senior Airman Alaxey Germanovich, a combat controller assigned to the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, surveys the compound he had dozed off in after several sleepless days of combat.
  • B-1B Lancer completes successful external release demonstration

    The 419th Flight Test Squadron successfully conducted an external weapon release demonstration at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec 4.
  • 2020 holiday festival

    As the end of the year approaches, Team Holloman prepares to celebrate the holidays with an annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday festival on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 here.
  • Holloman AFB Hosts Cooking Class for Airmen and Families

    49th Wing leadership prioritizes ways to connect Airmen and families with the local community. One example of collaborating with the community was the recent initiative with MainGate United, a sub-committee of the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce. Holloman and MainGate United hosted a cooking class for Airmen and their families here, Nov. 7, 2020. Annette Candelaria-Joyner, Mountain View Middle School culinary arts instructor, provided a hands-on lesson on how to make two New Mexico favorites, tortillas and sopapillas.
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