HOLLOMAN AFB

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Welcome to Holloman

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Welcome to the land of deep blue skies and awe-inspiring contrast. Holloman is located in New Mexico’s Tularosa Basin between the Sacramento and San Andreas mountain ranges. ...

Upon Your Arrival

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Military members arriving to Holloman AFB should report to the 24-hour central arrival point at the Holloman Inn, located in Building 583. The telephone number is (575) 572-3311. Ask the security forces at the main gate visitor center for directions....

Staff Agencies

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The 49th Wing staff agencies provide specific expertise to the senior leadership and base population. Staff agencies include the Inspector General, Staff Judge Advocate, Public Affairs, Command Post, Chapel, Wing Plans and Inspections, Safety, Military Equal Opportunity, Equal Opportunity, History a...

49th Operations Group

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Members of the 7th Fighter Squadron participated in the first 49th Wing air engagement, downing five enemy aircraft March 14, 1942.

49th Maintenance Group

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The 49th Maintenance Group generates and sustains aircraft in a safe, compliant, and disciplined manner to produce combat-ready aircrews and successfully execute HHQ taskings.

49th Mission Support Group

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The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron provides comprehensive logistics support to include Distribution Management, Fuels Management, Materiel Management and Contingency Operations functions sustaining the 49th Wing and 26 associate units. Members of the 49 LRS manage a $427 million supply account, a...

49th Medical Group

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The 49th Medical Group is a professional military organization that invests in its people, promotes trust and teamwork and provides superior healthcare at home and abroad....

49th Materiel Maintenance Group

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The 49th Materiel Maintenance Group is responsible for the deployment, employment, sustainment, redeployment, and reconstitution, of Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) and Fuels Operational Readiness Capability Equipment (FORCE) assets belonging to Air Combat Command. The 49th Materiel Ma...

Associate Units

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Recruit, train, develop and retain Citizen Airmen to support the 49 WG Airpower mission.

Local Area

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Alamogordo lies in the center of a vast area of scenic beauty. A variety of historical, cultural, educational and recreational interests abound. Experience the fun of year-round sledding down the vividly white, pristine dunes of White Sands National Monument. Explore ancient petroglyphs, discover th...

Seven Decades of Combat: The History of the 49th Wing

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The 49th Wing traces its history back to the activation of the 49th Pursuit Group on Jan. 15, 1941, at Selfridge Field, Mich. Following the onset of war, the 49th was one of the first units to respond to Japanese aggression. On Feb. 2, 1942, the 49th moved to Melbourne, Australia, to provide air def...

Holloman AFB and its History

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On June 10, 1942, an event occurred that permanently changed the face of the Tularosa Basin—Alamogordo Army Air Field was established at a site just west of Alamogordo, N.M. Initial plans called for the base to serve as the center for the British Overseas Training Program; the British hoped to...