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  • 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
  • Keeping Airmen fit to fight with health promotions

    Airmen that work under Air Force Special Operations Command deploy often. They provide support to combat operations around the world. It’s a task as demanding as any other major command, asking a lot from the human body and mind to excel. For Airmen at Cannon, the fight to stay physically relevant in modern warfare requires guidance and knowledge.
  • 27 SOMDG adjusts Primary Care Clinic Hours

    Primary care hours at the 27th Special Operations Medical Group are expanding until 4:30 p.m. effective September 5, 2017.
  • Health Alert: Curry County sees rise in Fifth Disease

    Recently, there has been a slight spike of Fifth disease in children living in Curry County, N.M.  The Cannon Air Force Base Public Health Office has collaborated with the Cannon Pediatric Clinic and local county health departments to investigate the situation.  Normally, a rise in Fifth disease cases will frequently occur in school age children
  • Community medical partners visit Cannon

    In an effort to continue good relations with local health providers and invite new subspecialty providers to join the Cannon network, the 27th Special Operations Medical Group welcomed community partners to its annual open house Friday.Healthcare providers from a range of specialties took the opportunity to market their services in hopes of helping
  • EMT Rodeo 2016

    U.S. Air Force Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27, 2016.The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the
  • The Bite of Zika: Healthy Habits for Travel

    Are you planning on traveling soon? If so, your Public Health Office would like to ensure you are prepared for any travel related health alert you may encounter. The Zika virus has made its way to the United States. The Zika virus is spread primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, but can be spread by sexual transmission as well. The
  • Back to School Physical Day

    The Family Health Clinic is offering walk-in sports and school physicals on August 3, 2016. The hours are from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The time is only set aside for physicals and not for acute or chronic medical problems. For more information please contact the medical appointment line staff: (575) 784-2778
  • Putting mental health in focus

    Nearly one in five adults, or 43 million Americans, has a diagnosable mental disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Contrary to many other brain disorders, effective treatments are available for mental disorders. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time of year to bring awareness to mental health issues and available
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