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  • AETC commander visits Holloman

    Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command visited Holloman AFB for the first time since the base was reassigned to AETC in October 2018.
  • Advance assignments now available to Airmen deploying for 365-day Extended Deployments

    Effective Nov. 1, active duty Airmen selected for an extended deployment may apply to receive an advance assignment up to 16 months prior to the projected Report Not Later Than Date of the assignment.
  • Another tool in the toolbox

    It is a cool, fall day and the sun shines through the car window warming your face. Suddenly, the truck jerks and tumbles off the road. Your teammate is thrown from the truck, and flung out of sight. You exit the truck and find your teammate critically injured. He is presumably dead. There is no time to think about anything else. Medical care needs
  • Holloman’s 2016 Motorcycle Ride

    The 49th Wing Safety office hosted the annual Holloman Motorcycle Ride here Aug. 26. Nearly 40 riders from Holloman participated in the 100-mile ride that promoted safe habits and improved riders’ skills.
  • Nine years of giving big

    Every year for the past nine, Holloman Airmen and their families spend hundreds of hours in the New Mexico heat, volunteering in the local community during the annual Big Give event. Thirty-two teams of 412 volunteers participated in this year’s Big Give. This year’s theme, “Grow Community,” racked up 4,997 man hours over the span of three weeks.
  • Holloman enacts REAL ID Act

    Holloman will be enacting federal security measures to support the REAL ID Act starting Aug. 15.
  • PCSing Pets

    Permanently changing stations overseas can be a stressful and overwhelming time for service members, families and pets. Any way to make the process smoother and easier can be a relief. Pet owners should be aware of the requirements, and sometimes lengthy process, to have their pets join them overseas.
  • Newest ‘Warhawks’ ready to strike

    The 314th Fighter Squadron here graduated its inaugural class of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots at 6 p.m. June 25 at the Holloman Club. The 17 graduates, class 15-BBH, completed hundreds of hours of training over 10 months to reach the historic ceremony and to join the proud heritage of the 314th.
  • Holloman welcomes new command chief

    The 49th Wing welcomed its new command chief, June 22. Chief Master Sgt. Barrington Bartlett, the 49th Wing command chief, has taken his position as the principal senior enlisted advisor to the wing commander on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization and progress of the enlisted force.
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment-- unique skills, strong bonds help accomplish mission

    Safety is always a top priority for pilots when operating aircraft with maximum speeds of 1,500 miles per hour. Along with the pilots, another group of specialists have safety on the forefront of their minds. Not only do they think about it, but it is their job to ensure each pilot has the equipment they would need in every possible scenario. Airmen of Aircrew Flight Equipment are the hard-working technicians charged with this critical task.