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  • 8th Fighter Squadron unveils new flagship honoring F-117 Nighthawk

    The 8th Fighter Squadron collaborated with Hill Air Force Base, Utah to paint their F-16 Viper flagship a sleek matte black in honor of the F-117 Nighthawk.Traditional heritage and squadron paint schemes reflect the combat lineage of their respective units that honor and celebrate the history and

  • 49th MXG aids Hellenic Air Force in training course development

    Partnerships between the United States and allied nations are essential in carrying out the NATO mission of defending vital U.S. interests, deterring adversaries, and deepening connections with essential partners by projecting combat-ready airpower.Members of the 49th Maintenance Group played a

  • It’s not about the flag: a commentary on Pride

    My name is Karmyn Grabner-Dyson and I am a master sergeant in the United States Air Force, a part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and an advocate for human rights. I made it my mission to stand up for those who need support and a voice in the military, but that wouldn’t have been possible had I not

  • Refueling Holloman: suicide prevention through hand-crafted beverages

    “More than anything, my time at Refuel taught me to be gentle with others.”Nearly 14 years ago, Holloman’s chapel corps identified a problem: suicide rates were increasing among the population of dorm residents and their efforts to combat it were not having a large enough impact.In response, the

  • Multi-Capable Airmen training program launches at Holloman

    The 29th Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched a Multi-Capable Airmen training program in March of 2024. The program allows Airmen to train on the skills of crew chiefs, avionics, and weapons troops, helping prepare Airmen for the broader scope of capabilities necessary to give the Air Force the

  • 49th CMS E&E shop unveils innovative invention

    In a remarkable display of innovation, James Rundall, a technician from the 49th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental shop, unveiled an adaptation of a communications W cord.

  • 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)

  • AETC Command Team celebrates Holloman, Alamogordo bond

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, AETC command chief, travelled to present the 2023 Altus Trophy Community Support Award to Alamogordo community leaders and to meet with members of the 49th Wing

  • 2024 Holloman AFB Legacy of Liberty Airshow

    The 49th Wing hosted the 2024 Legacy of Liberty Airshow June 2 that entertained a crowd of approximately 15,000 guests here. The airshow was attended by people from all over the world including active and prior service members, dependents, civilians and their friends and family.

  • 49th Wing welcomes new commander

    The 49th Wing hosted a wing commander change of command ceremony here on May 17, 2024.U.S. Air Force Col. John Ethridge took command of the 49th Wing from U.S. Air Force Col. Justin Spears during a ceremony officiated by U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clark Quinn, Nineteenth Air Force commander.