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  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    New Mexico State University’s Cancer Outreach program partnered with the 49th Medical Group during colorectal cancer awareness month, March 7, 2019, in the medical clinic here.NMSU’s Cancer Outreach brought a giant blow-up colon to offer everyone a visual representation of what polyps and lesions look like in a healthy colon and when cancer is
  • Right place, right time

    Notifying patients when to go back to see a doctor is only one of the responsibilities held by 49th Medical Group front desk clerks. With the phone ringing constantly and patients coming in and out of the waiting room all day, keeping track of who is where can be a daunting task.For Senior Airman Hali Bean, 49th MDG Family Health front desk clerk,
  • Holloman F-16 pilot attends Captain Marvel premiere

    An instructor pilot assigned to the 311th Fighter Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, was invited to attend Captain Marvel premiere events in Los Angeles, California, March 3-4, 2019.Capt. Danielle “Kazi” Park, who was previously stationed at Nellis AFB, Nevada, flew the star of the film, Brie Larson, as part of a familiarization
  • Military Saves Week 2019

    Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, signed the Military Saves Week 2019 proclamation, Feb. 19, 2019, here.MSW, which coincides with America Saves Week, is an annual recognition of the year-round campaign which seeks to persuade, motivate and encourage military families to save money every month, as well as promote automatic savings.“Financial
  • 49th Wing commander reads to Holloman Elementary children

    Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, reads to children at Holloman Elementary School, Feb. 21, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Campo read to the children as he was selected as this month’s ‘mystery reader.’ (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christine Groening)
  • Melting pot of the medical group

    White coats, stethoscopes, nurses and doctors are a few of the most identifiable symbols and careers in the medical community. While these are prevalent in every hospital and medical clinic in the Air Force, there is a subset of equally hard-working medical professionals that are often overlooked.“The Biomedical Science Corps is one of five corps
  • Inside the looming tower

    Air traffic controllers from the 54th Operations Support Squadron arrive for duty long before the sun begins to rise. The start of their morning shift, or as they reference it, “day shift,” marks the start of the flying mission. The brisk winter air is stagnant, stinging their cheeks as they approach the impressive 12-story tower. The 49th Wing
  • When you can't take the heat, they run into the kitchen

    Firefighters from the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron guide a fire truck into the garage of Fire Station 1 Dec. 3, 2018, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The firetrucks at Holloman are able to hold up to 4,000 gallons of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kindra Stewart)
  • 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
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