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  • Hats off to cancer

    “I stood up and the first thing (my boss) saw was this flamingo rising above the computer monitor,” said Dawn Wilder, 49th Medical Group quality risk manager. “I wore a wig once to work, and (my boss) looked at me and said, ‘the wig is okay, but I miss the hat.’ I said, ‘that’s great because the wig is scratchy.’ I still (wear the hats)
  • Tee-up

    At the young age of four, Tori started playing softball. She played for the Bratz, wearing a yellow and red uniform in Brazil, Indiana. Her hard work and determination has brought her home runs on and off the field.
  • Chief’s Choice Award

    The chiefs are proud to present the Chief’s Choice Award to Staff Sgt. Corey S. Radel. Q. 1      What squadron are you a part of, what is your job title and what are your duties? A. 1      I am the 49th Maintenance Group Quality Assurance inspector. I evaluate flight line and maintenance back shops in support of $449 million dollars in assets,
  • Holloman opens solar array

    Holloman opened its first major photovoltaic solar array during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on base Oct. 19. The Holloman Atlas Solar Array is a 5 megawatt-hour facility providing power to more than 1,300 facilities on base. Due to the hard work of the military and civilian partners involved, the facility was built at no cost to the Air Force. “We
  • 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
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