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  • Combat Training Element: Operational Capabilities

    Editor's Note: (This is the second part of a series documenting Cannon’s elite Combat Training Element team who challenge and push our Airmen to adapt and overcome with their cutting edge prototype technology and weaponry)By now, if you read the first installment, you should know what the Combat Training Element men and women can create, but you
  • Cannon children benefit from DoD STEM program

    Col. Robert Masaitis, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, visited Clovis High School to speak on the National Math and Science Initiative program that will be integrated into Clovis Municipal Schools October 30, 2019.The event was held to announce the $336,000 grant that the Department of Defense will be providing Clovis High School for
  • Combat Training Element: Monster Garage

    Editor's Note: (This is the first part of a series documenting Cannon’s elite Combat Training Element team who challenge and push our Airmen to adapt and overcome with their cutting edge prototype technology and weaponry) Recently, while sitting around the office looking for a story lead, I was looking around and my eyes found their way to our
  • FARP Tryouts 2019

    Airman Basic Sarah De La Rosa, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels technician, drags a fuel hose as her team encourages her during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose dragging is meant to simulate dragging a hose to an awaiting aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Medic Rodeo comes to Cannon for another iteration

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group hosted 19 Air Force medical technician teams from bases around the world for the 12th annual Medic Rodeo Sept. 17-20, 2019, at Cannon Air Force Base and Melrose Air Force Range.The Medic Rodeo is a competition where teams of four perform multiple medical scenarios in home station and deployed environments.
  • Educators get educated on how Air Commandos deploy

    Teachers and staff from Clovis, Portales and Melrose schools participated in Teachers Understanding Deployment Operations aimed to educate them on the challenges deploying military members face, here, Sept. 14, 2019.TUDOS is designed to give teachers a comprehensive understanding of the deployment cycle of Cannon’s Air Commandos, and what a child
  • 27th Special Operations Medical Group redesignates two squadrons

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group redesignated the 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron to the 27th Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron to the 27th Special Operations Health Care Operational Squadron during a ceremony August 29, 2019, at Cannon
  • 727 SOAMXS replaces engine

    Airman 1st Class Omar Rodriguez, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, and Luke McSweeney, 727 SOAMXS contract maintainer, guide a CV-22 Osprey engine into the aircraft as it is hoisted at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M, Aug. 13, 2019. The process of replacing the engine took the team of three 25 minutes. (U.S. Air Force
  • Cannon and Clovis win Community Partnership Excellence award

    Cannon Air Force Base and the Clovis Municipal Schools received the Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award in Washington, D.C., July 23, 2019.A package was submitted to the Military Child Education Collection to nominate Cannon and Clovis for the K-12 category. It outlined the programs in place to promote the growth of Cannon’s military
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