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Public Affairs hours and information

49th Wing Public Affairs
Holloman Public Affairs is the home of Photojournalists, Videographers, Studio Photography, Community Engagement, Media Relations.

We tell the Air Force story through photos, videos and written features as well as providing studio photography services for all government members on base.


  • Visual Information Coverage - Our skilled Public Affairs specialists are trained on written, photographic and video coverage of historic events, ceremonies and daily operations across the installation. Our products are accessioned across multiple platforms with a world-wide audience.

  • Media Relations - Your one-stop information source regarding contact between Military personnel and media outlets. If  you have been approached by a media outlet please contact Denise Ottaviano at 575-572-1791.

  • Community Engagement - We keep in touch with the Alamogordo community and ensure that both parties stay informed about events and important activities. Community Engagement responsibilities include: looking into aircraft disturbances, F-16 static display and flyover requests, base tours, public speaker requests and the Honorary Commander Program. Shelley Bailey can be reached at 575-572-1824 regarding Community Relations questions or information. Click HERE for more about our Community Engagement responsibilities.

  • Security & Policy Reviews - Security and policy reviews ensure that Air Force information is released in a timely manner, without divulging classified or sensitive technical or operational information. It also ensures that information is technically accurate, non-proprietary, free of information about critical military technology and conforms to Department of Defense and military service policies. For more information, please click HERE.

Requesting PA Support
If you would like to request Public Affairs support, please visit the PA Request Portal. All submissions will be sent to the Public Affairs team for review. Any requests that don't fit the guidelines in the portal can be sent to

Studio Hours and Information
Studio photography appointments are available on Mondays, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. for full length photos and 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Appointments can be via the PA Request Portal.

Official passport photos are available for walk-ins on Wednesday from 9 a.m. - noon. Appointments can be made via the PA Request Portal.

Office Hours and Information
The Public Affairs office is open from 7:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday. We are located at 490 1st Street, in building 29, suite 1500. You may give us a call at 575-572-7381 or send us an e-mail at


PA Support Request

Please click HERE to request Public Affairs support, or email

Community Relations

Please click HERE for more information about Community Relations.