First Lt. Arthur M. Glaz, 27, was killed in a ski accident in Colorado Friday, officials said.
Officials said Glaz hit a tree while skiing at the Keystone Resort. He was wearing a helmet.
According to officials, Glaz was the vehicle management flight commander with the 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Holloman.
Glaz had been stationed at Holloman since July of 2012 and is orininally from Paos Hills, Ill.
“Team Holloman is so saddened by this tragic loss of one of our best,” said Col. Ken Ekman, 49th Wing vice commander. “First Lt. Glaz was a great officer, Airman and husband. Please join me in praying for his family, particularly his wife.”
A Catholic Mass and memorial ceremony will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Holloman Chapel.
Glaz’s funeral is scheduled for Feb. 16 in Chicago. A team from Holloman will join his family to mourn his passing and celebrate his life. The family asks that flowers be sent to the Demar Kaminski Funeral Home, 7861 S. 88th Ave., Justice, Ill., 60458.
Donations offered in his memory can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Dogs on Deployment.