By Chris La Porte


Welcome to your new home at Holloman Air Force Base located in Otero County, New Mexico. The base was named after a pioneer in guided missile research, Col. George V. Holloman. Originally established in 1942, you will be located about 6 miles west of Alamogordo, New Mexico, on 59,639 acres of land. Holloman AFB is also home to the world’s longest and fastest test track. We hope this guide is a valuable resource for you as you settle into your new living arrangements in the Holloman AFB housing communities, whether you are trying to set new records on the test track or just find the perfect place to live as you transfer on base. You’ll also find that your new home has many outdoor activities in the southwest to enjoy, with plenty of options for entertainment in the growing communities around the base.

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Holloman AFB BAH

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Holloman AFB Barracks

At Holloman AFB, unaccompanied housing is available to enlisted ranks E-1 to E-3 and E-4 with less than 3 years of service. For unaccompanied Airmen of rank E-4 with greater than 3 years of service, they may find housing in the local community. All single service members must report to their unit to be assigned barracks space. Any personnel arriving on post after service hours will be assigned temporary living quarters until the next duty day. A private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens, and supplies required for comfortable living are provided to every Airman. Smoking is allowed only in designated areas, and there are no pets allowed in the barracks. Amenities include a full-size refrigerator and microwave in each room. There’s a dayroom on each floor and at least one laundry room in each building. Many rooms also include kitchen facilities, and those without will have kitchen facilities located in the second-floor dayroom. The Unaccompanied Housing facilities strive to provide a personal residence that creates a comfortable, functional, and well-maintained home with a mission to take pride in the community.

Holloman AFB Unaccompanied Housing Office

791 Delaware Avenue Bldg. 336, Rooms 120, 122 & 124 Holloman AFB, NM 88330


1 (575) 572-2211 Holloman AFB Housing Office

Holloman AFB Housing Office

The first thing you should do once you relocate to Holloman Air Force Base is head to the Housing Management Office. There you will receive a warm welcome from a team of professionals looking to help take the stress out of relocating. You will get assistance here with all of your housing needs and any information you need on military relocation. The Housing Management Office provides services that will help you with referrals, relocation assistance, guidance for entering a lease agreement, and tenant-landlord disputes.

Holloman AFB Housing Management Office

2300 Alamogordo Blvd. Holloman AFB, NM 88330


1 (575) 572-7832 Holloman AFB Housing Options

Holloman AFB Housing Options

Military family housing at Holloman AFB is privatized. The owner, Lend Lease/Soaring Heights Communities, is responsible for maintaining and managing the community neighborhoods. We advise you to contact the Housing Management Office as soon as you know that you are moving to Holloman AFB. There, you will receive the latest information about privatized housing and help with the application process from the government housing team. You will also be informed about base-specific policies. Applying here is similar to living in the local community. You will sign a tenant lease agreement, typically for a one-year term. Your lease will include a military clause and a lease termination clause. Rent is paid by authorizing an allotment of your BAH that is paid directly to the property manager. If your family has school-aged children, the housing on base is within the Alamogordo Public School system. Holloman AFB includes two schools on base as well. For children in Kindergarten through 6th grade, they will attend Holloman Elementary School on base. For middle school children, they will attend Holloman Middle School, also located on base. High school students will attend Alamogordo High School, located off base. Bus transportation is available. For those living off base, you will send students to a district appropriate based on location. Cloudcroft Municipal Schools and Tularosa Municipal Schools are also close to base, so it is important to research schools in the area before making a housing decision.

Benefits of Living on the Installation

• No commute or wait at the gate. • Convenient access to the commissary, exchange and recreation facilities. • No security deposit. • No credit check.

Features of Holloman AFB Neighborhoods

Soaring Heights Communities offers homes in their neighborhoods with three, and four-bedroom floor plans. There are many different floor plans and layouts in this well-kept community. Each neighborhood and rental house or duplex comes with a set of amenities that will make you feel right at home. Each residence is also pet friendly with a two pet limit.

Holloman AFB Amenities

Amenities vary depending on which of the three neighborhoods you choose at Holloman AFB but include some of the following: Fenced-in backyards, refrigerator, washer/dryer hookups, garages, and carports. Each house also has a dishwasher, oven/stove range, and all major kitchen appliances. Included in your rental are lawn services, trash and recycling pick-up, and water and sewage utilities. There’s also a Utilities Allowance based on the community average. The community itself at Soaring Heights offers amenities that will provide your family with entertainment year-round. The neighborhoods include parks and playgrounds that are perfect for a family outing right on the base. The gated community also features walking and bike paths, access to outdoor and indoor swimming pools, basketball courts, and splash parks. Be sure to keep up to date with the community as there are many free community events hosted throughout the year.

Holloman AFB Family Homes

Holloman AFB Family Homes at Soaring Heights

2300 Alamogordo Blvd, Holloman AFB, NM 88330


1(575) 479-1175


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We know that relocating can be a stressful endeavor, but we hope this guide has given you a place to start while planning your move to your new home at Holloman AFB. We hope you enjoy your new adventure in New Mexico, in one of the great neighborhoods the Soaring Heights Community has to offer at Holloman Air Force Base. Always plan ahead and check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the Holloman AFB Housing Service.

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