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  • Medic Rodeo 2022: Cutting edge medical training Air Force wide

    This is the first Medic Rodeo since 2019, following a cancellation in 2020 and 2021 due to the global pandemic. For the first time, the teams consisted of two emergency medical technicians, one medical officer, and one enlisted non-medic. This was done to incorporate MEDIC-X, a strategic initiative

  • Female firefighters answer the call, inspire change

    According to the National Fire Protection Association, only 10% of all firefighters are women. Female Airmen of the Cannon Fire and Emergency Services are no exception to this statistic, but not only are they capable of breaking barriers, they can redefine what is normal.U.S. Air Force Senior Airman

  • 27th Special Operations Munitions Squadron conducts 100% inventory

    The 27th Special Operations Munitions Squadron conducted a week-long inspection to verify all munitions are serviceable and usable by flying squadrons and ground forces at Cannon Air Force Base. The inspection ensures that the 27th Special Operation Wing can respond to crisis and contingencies at

  • MWD Fulda retires after 7 (human) years of service

    “Ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the entrance of the official party…” The sound of chairs being pushed, shoes shuffling and a collective hush overtakes the room. Breaking the silence is the gentle sound of footsteps and panted breaths. The 27th Special Operations Wing celebrated the retirement

  • Built on the Backs of Giants: Cannon's First AC-130J Ghostrider

    The arrival of Cannon’s first AC-130J Ghostrider represents a significant expansion of force generation capacity as the Air Force Special Operations Command structures for the reemergence of great power competition, tightening fiscal constraints, and the accelerating rate of technological change,

  • 310th Special Operations Squadron Stands Up

    The 310th Special Operations Squadron, previously the 27th Special Operations Group Detachment 1, was officially activated here May 4, 2021.The 310 SOS, a U-28A Draco aircraft squadron, is the first manifestation of the four-squadron per aircraft-type concept. This concept is intended to allow more

  • The Spark of Innovation

    AFWERX is a U.S. Air Force program meant to bring new innovations and ideas to the service. It encompasses various smaller programs that foster growth and ingenuity within the Air Force, as well as build relationships with new entrepreneurs and cut the red tape of bureaucracy.

  • Changing Paths, Finding Skies

    As Cadet Bryan Driskell, who had sworn he would never want to fly for his first year at the Air Force Academy, flew thousands of feet in the air, the world beneath him and sky above him changed his mind. He had joined a flight class just to confirm his doubts about flying, was afraid of heights and

  • Meet your Privatized Housing Resident Advocate

    Ever heard of a Privatized Housing Resident Advocate? If not, it is probably because the position is a fairly new one implemented by the Department of Defense with one goal in mind – significantly improve the housing customer service experience for its military residents.Within a year timeframe, the