Alamogordo – Master Sgt. William Gales, 41, was pronounced dead at approximately 3:30 p.m. May 6. He was assigned to the 49th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron where he served as the end of runway supervisor. The incident remains under investigation by the U. S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
"Members of Team Holloman are saddened by the loss of one our own," said Col. Jeff Harrigian, 49th Fighter Wing commander. "Kathy and I want to extend our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. They should know we are grateful for his service to the Air Force, his country and Team Holloman. He will be missed."
Next of kin have been notified.