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Tech. Sgt. Rachel Calloway, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog kennel master, decoys during bite training for MWD Fulda, Nov. 15, 2016, at the MWD compound at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. While all working dogs are trained in law enforcement tactics, each also specializes in either narcotics or explosives detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz/released) Practice makes perfect
For a percentage of the working world, the hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. are monotonous. For military working dog handlers of the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, this could not be further from the truth. For them, practice today must equal perfection tomorrow.Air Force MWD handlers are responsible for protecting and defending
0 12/06
2016
(U.S. Air Force Graphic by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) FSS introduces Cannon-Clovis shuttle
The 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron is slated to begin offering a shuttle service from Cannon Air Force Base to Clovis Friday, according to Maj. Anthony Pickett, 27 SOFSS commander. The goal of the “Cannon Flyer” shuttle is to improve Airmen’s quality of life by providing a safe and reliable mode of transportation for Cannon
0 12/02
2016
Members of the 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight zero their weapons prior to conducting live fire training utilizing state-of-the-art Robotic Human Type Targets, Nov. 8, 2016, at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M. RHTT targets are autonomous and smart in nature, allowing for the creation of infinite realistic scenarios which call for Air Commandos to employ elevated tactical thought processes, and execute appropriate courses of action with real-time urgency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz/Released) Advanced target technology forges lethal force
Air Commandos of the 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight participated in live fire training utilizing state-of-the-art Robotic Human Type Targets, Nov. 8 at Melrose Air Force Range.According to a capability brief, RHTT targets are autonomous and smart in nature, allowing for the creation of infinite
0 12/01
2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman) Ho-Ho-Holiday Fire Safety
For most, the holidays are filled with family, food, fun, and fire. Yes, fire, in a bad way. Statistically, more home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year.Thanksgiving can be a time for reflecting and reminiscing. For the fire department, Thanksgiving is literally the busiest day of the year for home cooking fires
0 11/24
2016
(courtesy graphic) Serving Our Nations: National American Indian Heritage Month
National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the people who were the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. Like each heritage month, there were many milestones that took time and dedication to distinguish the month of November as NAIHM. This year’s theme is “Serving Our
0 11/17
2016
27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight and base participants receive directions for the 3rd annual EOD 132 workout Nov. 10, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.. This annual workout is in honor of the 132 EOD technicians who have passed away since the 9/11 tragedy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released) Air Commandos honor past EOD technicians
The 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight invited Air Commandos with the 27th Special Operations Wing to participate in their 3rd Annual 132 workout Nov. 9, 2016, at the base fitness center. "The workout is in honor of the 132 EOD Technicians in the Navy, Army, Marine Corps and Air Force who have made
0 11/15
2016
Tech. Sgt. Anissa Knight, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron NCO-in charge of diagnostic imaging, simulates taking an X-ray with the assistance of Senior Airman Efren Armenta Herrera, 27th SOMDSS diagnostic imagining technologist, at 27th Special Operations Medical Group, Oct. 25, 2016. Diagnostic imaging technologists assist physicians by taking comprehensive X-rays of afflicted body parts in settings ranging from surgery centers to imaging rooms. These professionals utilize highly sophisticated equipment and an intimate knowledge of human anatomy to help generate reliable imagery and treat their patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz/released) The eyes of medicine
Granting sight where physicians of the past were rendered blind, diagnostic imaging technologists are revered as the eyes of medicine. Technologists assist physicians by taking comprehensive X-rays of afflicted body parts in settings ranging from surgery centers to imaging rooms. These professionals utilize highly sophisticated equipment and an
0 11/10
2016
U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman First Class Brendan Miller Cannon ACES works to strengthen morale
Airmen of the 27th Special Operations Wing have the opportunity to promote their own morale and welfare while at Cannon Air Force Base.The Air Commando Enlisted Society, or ACES, is an independent, Airmen-run organization meant to involve Airmen in strengthening their quality of life, and that of their service in the Air Force. The organization is
0 11/08
2016
Airman 1st Class James Meyer, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight Mobility Readiness Spare Package apprentice, stands among recently palletized MRSP kits at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 19, 2016. MRSP kits contain spare parts for aircraft are used to support designated weapons systems for as many as 30 consecutive days downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz/released) Planes don’t fly without supply
At any given moment, the 27th Special Operations Wing has a variety of airframes deployed across the globe in support of special operations.The men and women of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure MC-130J, AC-130W, CV-22 and MQ-9 aircraft deploy with the parts they
0 11/03
2016
Default Air Force Logo The month is over, domestic violence prevention is not
President Barack Obama declared October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the intent to shed light on a physical and emotional topic. Although the month is over, his message and the collective efforts of the U.S. population to prevent domestic violence aim to extend past a calendar date. “Our Nation’s character is tested whenever
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2016
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