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  • Seeking mental health treatment: 49th Maintenance Group chief shares his experience with PTSD

    “Dealing with a traumatic event from 2011 in Afghanistan, I realize now that I probably needed help long before 2018, but at the time I felt like I’d figured out how to control the ghosts in my head. I forced myself to keep them at bay, and instead of dealing with my problems, I just let them fester,” recalled Chief Master Sgt. Eric Corvin, 49th Maintenance Group Quality Assurance superintendent, as he opened up about his post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Venom 19-01

    In response to Air Force senior leader priorities, Holloman Air Force Base’s 311th Fighter Squadron put their readiness and lethality to the test by deploying to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, for dissimilar air combat training with the F-35 Lightning II, April 22 to May 3, 2019.Over 200 personnel, 16 F-16 Vipers and millions of dollars in equipment
  • Holloman’s Black Sheep WOOL first Viper pilot graduation

    Eight Viper pilot students graduated from the 8th Fighter Squadron’s first F-16 Basic Course, May 4, 2019, at Club Holloman on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Viper pilot graduates from 311th FS for the second time

    As the old cliché goes, ‘it’s a small world and it’s an even smaller Air Force.’ This weathered phrase proved true for Maj. David Abel, the 311th Fighter Squadron’s newest instructor pilot.On April 23, 2019, the opening day of exercise Venom 19-01, Abel flew the final sortie of his instructor pilot upgrade training.“It was nerve wracking, it was
  • Venom 19-01 provides operations, maintenance personnel unique experience

    Amidst the low temperatures and high operations tempo of the 311th Fighter Squadron’s exercise Venom 19-01, many operations and maintenance personnel are provided the opportunity to view their work from the skies in a familiarization flight.“It’s good payback to show people the mission they are supporting, because without them we couldn’t fly our
  • Holloman Solar Observatory

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a four part series of articles on the solar observatory. Just as local weather flights provide the base command post notifications and alerts of heat stress, thunderstorms, or high winds, the Holloman Air Force Base Solar Observatory has provided Department of Defense agencies similar notifications. Holloman is
  • Holloman observes Women’s History Month

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Holloman hosted two guest speakers from New Mexico State University during an open forum at the Community Activity Center, March 19th, 2019.Dr. Tina Byford, interim vice president of university advancement, and Leslie Cervantes, associate VP of alumni and donor relations of NMSU, spoke to a group of Airmen about
  • 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
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