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A Beechcraft AT-6 experimental aircraft flies over White Sands Missile Range, N.M. July 31, 2017. The AT-6 is participating in the U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment (OA-X), a series of trials to determine the feasibility of using light aircraft in attack roles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan D. Wagner) Second phase of Light Attack Experiment underway
Flying began today for the Air Force’s second phase of the Light Attack Experiment at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
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Senior Airman Tyler Lee Bordner and Senior Airman Johnathan Bailey, 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron mission generating vehicle and equipment maintenance journeymen, separate the gasket on a butterfly valve at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Dec. 4, 2017. The shop is constantly working, whether it’s: replacing broken parts on a vehicle, diagnosing vehicle problems or general vehicle upkeep in support of Holloman’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy M. Young) Three-Airman shop keeps fuel pumping
Tucked away in a corner of Holloman AFB is a small shop that keeps trucks moving, aircraft flying and mission critical equipment running around base. The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron refueling maintenance shop consists of three Airmen that are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the base’s 18 refueling vehicles. The shop’s mission is to
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2017
Airmen from the 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron Small Air Terminal offload equipment from a C-130 Hercules at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., in support of Vigilant Shield 18 on Oct. 31, 2017. Airmen worked with WSMR civilian logistics personnel to offload the equipment at the limited service airfield.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeff Howerton) Vigilant Shield 18
Six Airmen from the 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron participated in Vigilant Shield 18, a joint exercise simulating rapid deployment missions, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., from November 1 to 9, 2017.
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2017
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty) Innovation at the cyber level
Following a Department of Defense directive, the Air Force is transitioning to a Microsoft Windows 10 secure host baseline. This transition will provide a shared baseline for Air Force cyber operators to manage, resulting in lower information technology costs and streamlining of the IT operating environment.
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2017
EOD conducts joint range clearance HAFB EOD conducts joint range clearance
Airmen from the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, and EOD representatives from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., and Fort Bliss, Texas performed a range clearance operation Oct. 30-31, 2017, on the Red Rio Range, north of Holloman AFB, N.M.
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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty) Eclipse of the heart: Holloman Airmen reach for the stars
Hundreds of thousands of individuals, whether peering out their bedroom windows or traveling in caravans of motor vehicles to various destinations across America, watched in excited anticipation as the sun and moon traversed paths to create a total solar eclipse Aug. 21, 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo AF senior leaders, international visitors observe Light Attack Experiment
Air Force senior leaders and international visitors gathered at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, to observe the ongoing Light Attack Experiment Aug. 9, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty 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 F-16 Fighting Falcon. The Black Sheep have returned.
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Arin Meyer, a 49th Medical Operations Squadron emergency medical technician-Basic, and Jillian Barker, a 49th MDOS paramedic, pose for a photo outside the fire station for National Emergency Medical Services week at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. on May 17, 2017. National EMS week was established in 1974, as a means to honor EMS practitioners and their contributions to families and communities across the United States. Licensing to become an emergency medical technician requires formal training at the EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic level. Training programs are offered at emergency medical service academies and other educational institutions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty) Holloman recognizes emergency medical technicians
National Emergency Medical Services week kicks off May 22, 2017. As an essential public function, EMS practitioners are a vital component of emergency medicine. However, their life-saving services are often overlooked. National EMS week, established in 1974, serves to honor EMS practitioners and their contributions to families and communities across the United States.
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Maj. Jaime, a Spanish air force student pilot, right, and Staff Sgt. Francisco, a Spanish air force student sensor operator, middle, listen to a briefing given by a 29th Attack Squadron MQ-9 Reaper instructor pilot at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. on April 5, 2017. Spain is currently participating in essential training here at the MQ-9 formal training unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amanda Junk) Combat air power starts at Holloman
(Editor’s note: Last names are being withheld due to operational security constraints) Since 2009, more than 270 international military students including pilots and sensor operators have trained at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., where combat air power starts.
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