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  • Virtual reality provides new training opportunities

    The world of technology constantly changes and provides endless possibilities. The Air Force has started to utilize one of these new technologies for the constant training that medical Airmen require to be up to date.

  • Cannon AFB Assessed on Operational Readiness

    After multiple exercises testing pre-deployment readiness, the 27th Special Operations Wing participated in the final assessment of operational deployment readiness and capabilities from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 27 SOSFS participates in National Night Out

    Members of the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron pose for a photo after volunteering at the National Night Out in Clovis, N.M., August 6, 2019. The members hosted events such as a dunk tank, face painting, a military working dog demonstration and instructional course on the dangers of

  • AFSOC commander visits Cannon

    Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, Air Force Special Operations Command commander, meets with local and state civic leaders at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., July 15, 2019. The meeting was part of Slife's first visit to Cannon since assuming command of AFSOC in June. During the visit he toured the installation,

  • Comedian returns to Cannon

    The lights turn on, beating down on the stage. The crowd is hidden in darkness, composed of no more than silhouettes. Their eyes glued to the stage, but only two things are on it: a microphone and the man that plans to turn the silent crowd into a laughing one.“I’ve been on incentive rides in an