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  • Bone marrow transplants: A second chance at life

    I had just turned 18, I decided to spend the weekend at my best friend’s house to celebrate. I was a couple months away from graduating high school and then getting on a plane to head off to Air Force Basic Training. I spent most of my childhood dreaming of the Air Force, following in my dad’s

  • 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

  • Laissez les bon temps rouler

    Holloman’s 8th FS deployed on a temporary duty assignment to NAS JRB New Orleans and participated in a training exercise March 29 to April 12, 2019.

  • 8th Fighter Squadron reactivated after six years

    A pilot strides forward, his green flight suit a stark contrast to the pale blue of a desert morning sky. An insignia, circled in gold and donning a sheep with a wool coat black as night, is stitched atop his right breast. He hikes up a ladder, hands gripping steel and hops into the cockpit of an

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