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Default Air Force Logo EMT Rodeo sees its 10th year
Cannon Air Force base will host the 10th annual Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo August 7-11, 2017, here on base and at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M. The two-day competition will test emergency response teams coming from numerous Air Force installations around the world as they perform lifesaving procedures during high-stress scenarios.     “We
0 8/07
2017
Lateef Mennis, Cannon Auto Hobby Shop mobile equipment service technician, has traveled across the world with the Air Force for several years. His primary role is to maintain function at the self-service shop at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., but takes it upon himself to help others, especially newcomers. Mennis says he sees a new face walk into the shop almost daily. Some are looking for help with their car, while some are looking for a place to escape from the stress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Cannon’s auto skills center helps air commandos through mud, sweat and gears
Lateef Mennis, Cannon Auto Hobby Shop mobile equipment service technician, has traveled across the world with the Air Force for several years. His primary role is to maintain function at the self-service shop at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., but takes it upon himself to help others, especially newcomers. Mennis says he sees a new face walk into the
0 7/25
2017
One aspect of the industrial recycling program at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. involves recycling used engine oil. By recycling the used oil, Cannon AFB saves more than $300,000 annually in hazardous waste removal. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Dickens/Released) Slick oil recycling program saves USAF over $300K
One of the most important aspects of the U.S. Air Force is to ensure aircraft are put into the air and that they have the resources and maintenance performed to successfully complete their mission. Maintenance includes a wide array of processes for each individual aircraft, but there is one thing that remains static across all airframes: oil.
0 7/24
2017
Ret. Air Force Col. Dan Jordan, speaks to Airmen attending a virtual staff ride at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, July 12, 2017, in the 16th Special Operations Squadron auditorium.  The event was a form of professional development partially used to better understand previously used military tactics and strategies. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Dickens/Released) Air Commandos learn from Operation Anaconda
Airmen from Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, participated in a virtual staff ride July 12 and 13, 2017, at the 16th Special Operations Squadron auditorium.  The staff ride is a form of professional development that was adopted from the United States Army, and is useful in garnering a better understanding of military tactics and strategy based on
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Clovis High School football players step off a bus during their tour at Cannon Air Force Base, NM, July 19, 2017. The high school students took a brief tour through the 26th STS facility and were quickly put to the test as they performed exercises that Joe instructed them to do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Clovis HS athletes take on Cannon spec ops’ workout regimen
Student athletes from Clovis High School gained insight into air commando culture after touring through Cannon July 19, 2017.
0 7/20
2017
Senior Airman Darren Pizarro, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems specialist, drives his work truck to the next work site at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., June 27, 2017. Pizarro and his peers at the base electrical shop have already handled over 600 requests this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Electrical systems specialists light path to mission success
Every Air Force base and installation around the world requires electricity to operate successfully. Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining this electrical network, electrical systems specialists ensure that our primary source of energy is always available. From space command communicating with our satellites to hospitals operating lifesaving equipment, every Air Force function depends on this crucial service provided by these experts.
0 7/13
2017
Shawn Cordaro, 27th Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Metals Technology work lead, drills a hole through a no-load fixture at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 21, 2017. This fixture is used when maintenance is doing maintenance on a C-130. It helps keep the aircraft from moving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released) Forging airpower at Metals Tech shop
There’s a cacophony of noise emanating out of building 22 on base. Mallets striking bolts, grinding metal, sparks peppering the floor, the hiss of air compressors. The shop is bustling with work. Problems need fixing and the Airmen and civilian of the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Metals Technology shop are constantly in
0 7/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo In Memoriam: Lt. Gen. Donald Peterson
The 27th Special Operations Wing offers their condolences to the family of Lt. Gen. Donald Peterson, Cannon Air Force Base Commander from 1988-1990, who passed away July 3. According to his most recent Air Force biography, Peterson served for 35 years, earning the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with
0 7/11
2017
Lt. Col. Richard Hollinger, former 9th Special Operations Squadron assistant director of operations, pilots his aircraft during his ‘fini flight’ at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Jun. 9, 2017. Dating back to World War II, the U.S. military has celebrated pilots’ and other experienced officers’ final flights either at their current unit or their career. Pilots use these celebrations as another opportunity to help train accompanying Airmen on their roles aboard the aircraft to ensure mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Cannon leaders continue ‘fini flight’ tradition
The final day of work comes upon everyone. Some people take a long lunch with coworkers to hand out gifts and going away mementos. Others choose to quietly go out as they either prepare for retirement or moving on to their next job.
0 7/06
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
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2017
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