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  • December 2017 Chief's Choice Award

    The 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 December, the chiefs are proud to present the Chief’s Choice Award to: TSgt Brian Tucker   Q. 1        What
  • Take care of each other

    As the new year began, I started looking at plans to make this year even better than the last. Settling back into the office, I reflected on successes and challenges from last year -- from both Holloman and the Air Force. I saw some troubling statistics on DUIs, sexual assaults and drug use. They bothered me. They really bothered me. But,
  • Command innovation

    Air Force Command Posts ensure base operations and communications run proficiently and effectively under any condition. The 49th Wing’s Command Post has created a new, easy to carry, pocket sized, reference guide to assist leadership in knowing what events are reportable.  If an aircraft mishap were to interfere with base operations it is up to
  • 2017 Nov. chief's choice award

    Q1.) Where is your hometown? A1.) Shippensburg, Pennsylvania   Q2.) How long have you been in the Air Force? A2.) I have been in the Air Force for five years and eight months.   Q3.) How long have you been at Holloman? A3.) I have been at Holloman for two years and three months.   Q4.) What squadron are you a part of, what is your job title and
  • Spotlight

    (Editor’s Note: This feature is part of an ongoing series dedicated to highlighting Holloman Airmen who demonstrate excellence every day.)Senior Airman Kenneth J. Rudnicki, 635th Materiel Maintenance squadron commander’s support staff, exemplifies everything that being an Airman is about.“He is very trustworthy,” said Staff Sgt. Duoc Than, 635th
  • Trees galore

    Holloman Airmen received the chance to put Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree to shame this year with a free tree giveaway Dec. 8, 2017 at the Holloman Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center. The A&FRC received a free donation of 150 trees to give to Airmen and their families as a part of the Trees for Troops program. “It is amazing we have
  • October Top III

    Airman 1st Class Kirstan Lin, 49th Civil Engineer Squadron Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning apprentice, receives the June Top III Airman Award from Master Sgt. Timothy Gatten, 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant and Top III president, Nov. 28, 2017, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. During the month of October, Lin responded to emergency calls concerning inoperative cooling equipment at the Next-Generation Radar Weather Forecast Operations building. He repaired critical air conditioning systems restoring cooling to a $2 million radar providing weather coverage for 48,000 square miles and 800,000 people. His efforts allowed forecasting to resume enabling weather coverage for the local area leading to 5,312 flying operations and 656 training hours.
  • Three-Airman shop keeps fuel pumping

    Tucked away in a corner of Holloman AFB is a small shop that keeps trucks moving, aircraft flying and mission critical equipment running around base. The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron refueling maintenance shop consists of three Airmen that are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the base’s 18 refueling vehicles. The shop’s mission is to
  • Cookies galore

    Holloman Airmen, spouses, and volunteers came together this year to host the annual cookie drive at the base community center, Dec. 4, 2017. Holloman and the Alamogordo community supported this year’s drive by baking and donating home-made cookies of all types, from chocolate chip cookies to ornately decorated cut-out cookies. Cookies were