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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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • First Sergeant Symposium: becoming a Holloman diamond

    The Holloman 1st Sergeants Council hosted a First Sergeant's Symposium April 29 - May 3.Forty-five senior noncommissioned officers and NCOs from all areas of Holloman AFB attended the event to get a glimpse into the life and responsibilities of a first sergeant, also known as “First Shirts.”

  • 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

  • 49th CES assists in uncovering archeological 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 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.