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  • Modernization effort underway to keep Holloman High Speed Test Track on the rails

    To ensure the Holloman High Speed Test Track at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, continues its record-setting ways and serves as a hub for testing to enhance pilot safety and hypersonic systems development for decades to come, 846th Test Squadron personnel are exploring the modernization of the HHSTT rail system.Operated by the 846 TS, a unit
  • Exercise ACE Reaper debuts in Hawaii

    Airmen and Marines from across the country joined together for the first Agile Combat Employment Reaper exercise which kicked off Sept. 8 and is expected to run through Oct. 8, 2021. This exercise is one of the very few times the MQ-9 Reapers have flown in the Pacific. Approximately 60 service members from Holloman AFB; the 432d Wing at Creech AFB, Nevada; and Marine Corps Base, Hawaii are slated to participate in the exercise.
  • 49th Operations Group tour

    The 49th Operations Group hosted a tour of their facilities to showcase their operation for Holloman Airmen and their spouses.
  • Safe and secure

    The 49th Security Forces Squadron updated the policy and procedures for personal firearms on base, Dec. 11, 2019. The 49th SFS is responsible for defending Air Force personnel and assets, and periodically adjustments are made so all with base access clearly understand the rules and procedures.
  • Preparing our warfighters

    “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” All Airmen must abide by this statement when they join to serve the United States. Staying ready to answer the call is not only an honor, but a requirement. The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron Deployment and Distribution Flight plays a huge role in making sure Airmen here are ready to deploy when they are called upon.
  • 8th Fighter Squadron 19-CBF graduation

    11 F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 8th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course, during a ceremony at Club Holloman, December 14th, 2019, here. The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245-hours of academic training and 69-hours of flight simulator training.
  • Tough love

    Young men huddled around a smoldering, crackling fire. Warmth finally reached their operational camouflage patterned gear, tattered and damp from the cold, mountainous terrain of Cloudcroft, New Mexico. Their instructor’s eyes filled with reminiscent thoughts from a distance; those men earned a break. The sound of loud, barking orders turned to relaxed, congratulating suggestions to warm up and enjoy their successful completion of the week-long Combat Mission Ready check ride. The brotherhood of this small career field took center stage as the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron hosted a CMR check ride for the newest team members of six different units from Nov. 17-22.
  • Diamond Sharp Award December 2019

    Every month, a first sergeant has the honor of choosing a deserving Airman to be presented the First Sergeant Council’s Diamond Sharp Award for an outstanding act or continuous outstanding performance. For the month of December, Master Sgt. Giles Dame, 49th SFS first sergeant, is proud to present the Diamond Sharp Award to Staff Sgt. Jeffery Keith, 49th Security Forces Squadron communication and technology integration administrator.
  • Trust me, I'm a doctor

    Life is very fast paced for an aircrew member in the Air Force. Airmen must work quickly to all do their part in ensuring the mission is a success. These team members may be hesitant to reach out to a doctor at times, in fear of deterring critical operations. Regardless, it is important that Airmen are comfortable going to medical professionals to get the care they need.
  • 314th Fighter Squadron Class 19-BBH graduation

    Fourteen F-16 Viper student pilots graduated from the 314th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course during a ceremony at Hangar 286, Nov. 9, 2019, here. The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245 hours of academic training and 69 hours of flight simulator training.
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