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  • 49er Cafe provides wholesome meals

    Vera Flores, 49th Force Support Squadron cashier, right, rings up a customer in the 49er Cafe at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, March 27, 2024. The 49er Cafe recently unveiled a new menu featuring a selection of delectable breakfast and lunch items, along with coffee drinks for base personnel.

  • Commentary: Overcoming abuse

    I joined the US Air Force when I was 38 years old. My life's purpose aligned with their basic principles of honesty, quality, and service before self, which made joining the military a great professional choice. For ten years I was a stay-at-home mother; prior to that, I worked as an interpreter, an

  • Holloman AFB Section 49 seeks to innovate

    Before conducting any air operations, Airmen from different units across the base gather in large numbers to perform a FOD walk. This involves Airmen picking up various forms of debris like nails, screws, paper, etc., from runways and taxiways on base.

  • Dirt Boyz maintain base structure

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kevin Alvaran, 49th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and equipment craftsman, poses for a photo at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, March 21, 2024. Known affectionately as Dirt Boyz, these Airmen perform a variety of tasks, including foreign object debris sweeps,

  • 7th ASOS hosts combined joint airstrike training

    U.S. Airmen, Soldiers and Belgian army soldiers participated in joint-training exercise Operation Sandlot in the Fort Bliss range in New Mexico, March 13-15, 2024.Tactical air control party specialists coordinated air-to-ground strikes with F-16 Vipers and MQ-9 Reapers from Holloman Air Force Base,

  • 49th CES assists in uncovering archaeological site on Holloman

    Buried two meters below the surface, geomorphologists and members of the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight uncovered a campsite approximately 8,200-years-old belonging to some of the first settlers of New Mexico. The official name of the site is LA202921, but following a tradition in

  • 49th CES conducts deployment training exercise - Operation Stampede

    The 49th Civil Engineer Squadron organized a deployment training exercise alongside several other base agencies here on Feb. 28, 2024.This exercise, named Operation Stampede, is the first to align with the new Air Force Force Generation deployment cycle. Airmen who are set to deploy in the coming

  • 49th EMS switch from mechanical to electrical fuzes on the MK82

    Crew members from the 49th Equipment Maintenance Squadron built a live Mark 82 bomb using the M904 and M905 mechanical fuzes, the last of which are slated to phase out at the end of the year.The M904s and M905s have been in use since the 1970s and are vital to the MK-82 bomb.

  • 49th Wing 2023 Annual Award winners

    This past Friday, the 49th Wing celebrated the 2023 Annual Awards winners in an evening under the stars banquet.These winners represent the best of the best of our Fightin' 49ers. Congratulations to all the nominees!Winners:Airman: SrA Donnie Wark - 49 MSG - 49 SFSNCO: SSgt Angela Lunasco - 54 FG -