Joseph T Page II's companion blog to Arcadia Publishing's "Images of America: Holloman Air Force Base" book. Stories, pictures, chronology of events that have shaped the Southwestern New Mexican air base since its creation in 1942. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Highlights - 500th Balloon Launch
1 September 1956
500th balloon launch by Holloman's Balloon Branch.
Source: Chronology of Events, Air Force Missile Development Center 1941-1958, AFHRA IRIS 0487401