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  • 49th Wing recognizes Fire Prevention Week

    Col. Ryan Keeney, 49th Wing commander, signed the 2021 Fire Prevention Week proclamation, Oct. 1, 2021, here.Fire Prevention Week has taken place the week of Oct. 9 since former president Calvin Coolidge proclaimed it a national observance in 1925. Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public

  • Emergency management Airmen hold radiological survey exercise

    The 49th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management flight held a radiological survey exercise Oct. 1, 2021 on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.Six Airmen practiced the proper wear of personal protective equipment, use of ADM-300 radiation survey meters, command and control procedures and

  • Ultimate opportunity

    Members from the 49th Equipment Maintenance Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron performed overhead crane lift training on a UH-1N Huey, Feb. 19, 2020, here.The Airmen conducted the training for the first time in order to be prepared for an emergency scenario in which an aircraft must be lifted

  • 2019 Fire Prevention Week

    HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in the annual Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, here. Every year, during the week of October 9th, Fire Prevention Week is observed throughout the United States and Canada. The 49th CES firefighters visited schools, hosted

  • Showcasing technology

    Holloman Airmen traveled to Roswell,NM to teach middle and high school students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career fields.

  • Embrace the suck

    “Prior preparation prevents poor performance.” said James Baker, Former White House chief of staff.The 49th Civil Engineer Squadron ensures maximum preparation with situational training to maintain operational readiness.During their 2019 Field Training Exercise, the 49th CES built shelter systems

  • Miracle on Burro Street

    The holidays are a great time to reset with family. Cloudcroft, New Mexico, a small village nestled in the Sacramento Mountains, 30 miles east of base, is a convenient getaway for Holloman Airmen. The scenic, green pines and cool weather lure in visitors who are looking to escape the muted colors of

  • 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)