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  • 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.
  • Bronze, silver and Goad

    Master Sgt. Lisa Goad, 49th Security Forces Squadron Logistics and Resources superintendent and Warrior Games athlete, competed at the 2018 Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. from June 1 to 9. Goad was one of 40 athletes representing Team Air Force, and one of over 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competing in the games. Goad competed in track and field, hand-cycling and swimming events. Overall, she took home four silver medals and three bronze medals. Goad plans to compete in the 2019 Warrior Games trials, with the goal of making the 2019 Air Force team.
  • Small improvement to have big impact

    For the more than 140,000 service members that transit through the busiest aerial port of debarkation every year, waiting conditions are now a whole lot better.Recently, Airmen from the 387th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron joined together with a specialized team from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, to repurpose tents to the bus yard at
  • Airman to be awarded Medal of Honor

    President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony Aug. 22 for his extraordinary heroism in March 2002 while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • Thrifty solution

    After months of renovations, Holloman’s Thrift Shop is scheduled to re-open August 14th in Building 232 on Second St. and Connecticut Ave. A leaky roof, flooded bathrooms and rodents scurrying in the shadows were only a small number of the problems that plagued Building 232 earlier this year. While this building offered dismal shelter at best, the
  • The end of a paw-some career

    Vulkan, military working dog for the 49th Security Forces Squadron, plays with his owner, Senior Airman William Hale, MWD handler for the 49 SFS, before his retirement ceremony at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., July 27, 2018. Vulkan's loyalty to his handlers allowed for the completion of more than 10,000 hours of explosive detection for Holloman,
  • Youth tour aviation career options

    A Youth and Teen Development Center class learns about cll signs July 25 in the Bob V. Schaffer Building on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The class made a stop at the airfield managemnt conference room on their tour, which highlighted careers in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Autumn