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  • Cannon hosts 11th iteration of EMT Rodeo

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group hosted 21 Air Force emergency medical technician teams from bases around the world for the 11th annual EMT Rodeo Aug. 7-10, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base and Melrose Air Force Range.The EMT Rodeo is a competition consisting of four-person teams competing against each other. They operate under various
  • Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo 2018

    A total of 21 Air Force bases from around the world visited Melrose Air Force Range and Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to participate in the EMT Rodeo. This event gives the technicians a wide assortment of scenarios to test their knowledge and training in the medical field. In addition to emergency medical technicians security forces and
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Cannon

    Air Force Medical Service leadership paid a multi-day visit to Cannon Air Force Base, Aug. 7-9, 2018. U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg and the Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Chief, Chief Master Sgt. George Cum timed their visit to overlap with the base’s annual Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo to obtain a close look at
  • Cannon Kids Learn to BOUNCE Back

    Children ages 11-15 participated in Cannon’s first BOUNCE camp, a week long resiliency course at Cannon Air Force Base, N. M., July 30 - Aug. 3.BOUNCE stands for Be optimistic, Observe thoughts, Use strengths, Never give up, Communicate effectively and Embrace you. The program uses the four Comprehensive Airman Fitness pillars (physical, spiritual,
  • Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

    Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.
  • Think about your career outside Air Force with CPS

    You’re 180 days out from your final out of the Air Force. Whether you’re happy, emotional, ready or unprepared, separation is a complicated affair for servicemembers and their families. You may have an idea of programs available, but which ones should you use?
  • Airman’s Attic asks for active assistance

    The Airman’s Attic on Cannon Air Force Base provides free uniform items to Air Commandos weekly at building 72. The Airman’s Attic is a volunteer service dedicated to a tradition of giving back to the community by suppling free items to improve the lives of Air Commandos and their families.“To me, this is like the heart of young Airmen,” said
  • Balfour Beatty completes final Cannon renovation

    Balfour Beatty Communities representatives held a ceremony, relinquishing keys to the final freshly-renovated home, to Cannon Air Force Base Air Commandos July 17, 2018, at Chavez West base housing on Cannon AFB. The multinational infrastructure group dedicated the last four years to developing the base’s housing area with new homes and
  • Wing Culture Day 2018

    Cannon Air Force Base celebrated Wing Culture Day July 13, 2018.
  • Custom off-road “Bulldog” ambulances at MAFR

    Melrose Air Force Range has two new fully-equipped ambulatory vehicles to tackle the terrain. The vehicles, called bulldogs, were purchased to help ensure the safety of the troops. “Each of these vehicles cost $350,000 and are equipped for immediate medical care: gases, fluids, oxygen, anything that you need,” said Steven Coffin, Director of Range
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