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  • 49th AMXS Airman named Air Force crew chief of the year

    This year, the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s own U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shaun Shaffer earned the prestigious Crew Chief of the Year award for his outstanding dedication to his craft and ability to keep Holloman’s MQ-9 Reaper fleet in the air.

  • AMXS Airmen maintain Holloman’s MQ-9 Reapers

    Airmen from the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on an MQ-9 Reaper at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 11, 2024. The 49th AMXS is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all MQ-9 Reapers on Holloman AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Paczkowski)

  • 29th & 89th ATKS collaborate for MQ-9 showcase

    An MQ-9 Reaper from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico flew to Ellsworth Air Force Base, allowing the surrounding communities to see the aircraft during an open house event, May 1, 2024.The 89th Attack Squadron, a tenant unit at Ellsworth, coordinated with Holloman to fly the MQ-9 across state

  • Mission complete: AF MQ-9s close out successful RIMPAC exercise

    After weeks of non-stop training scenarios on land, at sea and in the air, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 concluded Aug. 4.Among the 25,000 service members participating in the exercise was a small MQ-9 detachment comprised of active-duty, air national guard and reserve Airmen from Reaper

  • MQ-9 makes its debut at RIMPAC SINKEX 2022

    The first-ever use of a U.S. Air Force MQ-9A Reaper, a remotely piloted aircraft, during a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 sinking exercise (SINKEX), July 12.Participating in the SINKEX provided an opportunity for units from Australia, Canada, Malaysia and the U.S. to test weapons and systems in a

  • AF MQ-9s join Exercise RIMPAC 2022

    RIMPAC forces will exercise a wide range of capabilities, projecting the inherent flexibility of maritime forces and helping to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.

  • 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