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  • The Special Victims’ Counsel’s new office

    The Special Victims’ Counsel has officially re-opened Jan. 11, 2019, and moved behind the Airman and Family Readiness Center in building 788 here. The SVC began in 2013 with a mission of providing sexual assault victims free legal advice and advocating for them through military justice matters and issues that result from sex crimes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 49th MXG conducts Phase II exercise

    The 49th Maintenance Group educated more than 200 Airmen during its first phase II exercise at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 22, 2018.
  • HAFB EOD conducts joint range clearance

    Airmen from the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, and EOD representatives from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., and Fort Bliss, Texas performed a range clearance operation Oct. 30-31, 2017, on the Red Rio Range, north of Holloman AFB, N.M.
  • 49th Medical Group change of command

    During the ceremony, Col. Paul R. Brezinski took command of the 49th MDG from Col. Paul A. Willingham, 49th MDG outgoing commander.
  • Montana "Cold Case" remains identified as Holloman Airman

    In 1974, Airman First Class Rudy Redd Victor, 20, from Shiprock, N.M., a power production specialist assigned to the 4449th Mobility Support Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., was on leave visiting family members in Arizona and Colorado when he disappeared.  Victor was last seen near the Wolf Creek Rest Area, Lewis and Clark County, Mont.
  • Commentary: Eustress, Distress, What’s stress?

    Let’s be honest, despite our best planning, our best day never goes exactly as planned. Life throws us curves when we least expect it. Our response to those stressors show our resilience and true strength of character.
  • Alcohol and Drug abuse prevention and treatment

    “There is a national problem with alcohol and substance abuse,” said Capt. Kyra Santiago, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Treatment program manager. “If people are having issues with alcohol, then they need to have a program that can help get them treatment.” Providing treatment for individuals is exactly why the Air Force offers ADAPT to its active duty Airmen.
  • Northrup Strip landing proud moment for HAFB

    (This is part two of a series on Holloman's role in the Space Shuttle program.)With the passing of Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton on Aug. 21, the story of Holloman's role in NASA's Space Shuttle Program was once again highlighted. Fullerton was the pilot of the only shuttle mission, STS-3, to ever land at the White Sands Northrup Strip."White Sands