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CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The kitten was found at the base chapel.  It is currently being cared for by Tech. Sgt. Amy Bengry until a permanent home can be found.  If you are interested in adopting this little guy, please contact Sergeant Bengry at 784-2919.(courtesy photo)  Kitten needs home

0 8/10
2007
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School and sports physicals The 27th Medical Group will conduct school and sports physicals from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 11 Students and sports participants can register by calling Central Appointments at 784-2778 or 1-888-544-2778. For more information, call 784-4078. Show me the money A Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) briefing is from
0 8/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Phone scam seeks info
Numerous people in Clovis over the past few days have received phone calls from an individual stating they were from their Credit Union/Institution and asked them to read off their checking account number at the bottom of their checks. Additionally, some of the complainants stated that if they paid $5.00 they would receive $400.00. This is a
0 8/08
2007
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Master Sgt. Sherry Hertlein, deployed to the 332 Expeditionary Medical Group from Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., hands an 'Ice Pop' to a patient at the Air Force Theater Hospital.  On 120-degree days in Iraq, air conditioners labor to maintain bearable temperatures in the tents of the field hospital. Patients found the icy treats to be a welcome relief heat, Sergeant Hertlein said. The ?Ice Pops? were donated by the communities from Cannon and Sergeant Hertlein's home town of Emporia, Kansas. The wounded Soldier in the photo is not identified in to protect his protect his privacy as a medical patient. ?Thanks to the many people who generously donated, we've reached a level that will sustain us through the summer,? she said. This month the hospital staff moves operations into a new, prefabricated building, which will have better insulation and air conditioning than the tents of the existing facility. (U.S. Air Force photo / Chief Master Sgt. Charles Cole) Operation ICE POP cools down Airmen
Airmen and the Cannon community have shipped a cool treat in the form of ice pops to the injured troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Operation ICE POP provided ice pops to patients and medical staff in deployed medical treatment facilities, boosting morale and healing. "We received over three dozen boxes of ice pops," said Chaplain (Capt.) Eusebia
0 8/08
2007
Airman 1st Class Nagelia Harrison, 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron flight medicine clinic, prepares to draw a blood sample from a patient’s arm. The flight medicine clinic caters specifically to the health of aircrew members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ahsley Tyler) Flight medics take care of flyers
The 379th Expeditionary Wing's aerospace medicine team provides care for the flyers so they can stay in the fight. "We are the maintainers of the wetware that flies the hardware," said Maj. Walter Matthews, chief of aerospace medicine for the wing. Flight surgeons are rated aircrew along with pilots and navigators and are required to fly four hours
0 8/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Hydration: Fit to Fight first line of defense
A recent change to the Airman's Manual was released, and in case you missed it, it was implemented to ensure all Airmen are able to recognize the symptoms of heat stroke. Currently the manual lists several symptoms of heat stroke including "Hot, dry skin (no sweating)." The Surgeon General recommends changing that symptom to read "Hot skin, wet or
0 8/02
2007
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524th Fighter Squadron Final Flight The 524th Fighter Squadron, the second of three fighter squadrons to be inactivated, will conduct its final flight here on Aug. 10. The time is to be determined. The final flight is the last flight the squadron will make before its inactivation. It is open to anyone with base access. 524th Fighter Squadron
0 8/01
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Members of a Clovis, N.M., Special Weapons and Tactics team search rescued hostages and a terrorist during an Air Force incident management system exercise that simulated a hostage situation on July 25. The exercise tested situational awareness for both Cannon Air Force Base Airman and the Clovis  SWAT team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randi Flaugh) Cadets held "hostage" to Air Force training
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from colleges across the United States had a rare opportunity to participate in a base-wide training exercise here July 25 with Airman and local authorities. As nine cadets traveled down a road here, their driver suddenly stopped and offered a ride to a pedestrian standing next to
0 7/31
2007
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Sponsor training A Sponsor Training briefing is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Aug.6 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center improves support services for all inbound personnel and their families. For more information, call 784-4228. Crime Prevention Seminar Learn about crime prevention programs at a seminar at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 7 at the Lyceum Theater,
0 7/31
2007
Default Air Force Logo 27th MDG limted services schedule
The 27th Medical Group will offer limited services for the following dates/times:Friday, July 27 from noon to 4:30 p.m. ;Thursday, Aug 2  from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ; andFriday, Aug 10 from  7:30 to 8:30 a.m.The pharmacy will be open from 7:30 to 5 p.m. Call 9-1-1 emergencies. Access to "ER" services is at Plains Regional Medical Center
0 7/24
2007
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