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  • Cannon AFB Pharmacy modifies services, adapts to patient needs

    On Oct. 24, 2022, Plains Regional Medical Center Pharmacy and Roden-Smith are leaving the Tricare market. This change means that patients are no longer covered at the two pharmacies and will have to pay out of pocket if their medications get dispensed. The Cannon AFB Pharmacy have modified their

  • 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.

  • 27 SOLRS, multiple units execute quarantine requirement for deployments

    COVID-19 has stopped, or at least slowed down, many normal work activities. However, one aspect of Cannon’s mission that has remained operating under these unique circumstances is the requirement to keep fulfilling deployment obligations.Members of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness

  • Cannon Airmen volunteer to help retirees with medication point o

    Prescription medications for patients are sorted into buckets at a prescription point of distribution at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, April 8, 2020. The process for patients obtaining medication starts with them either calling the automated refill line at 575-784-4912 or reach out to a

  • Two sides of the rescue coin

    Sinéad Brosnan, the daughter of two Irish immigrants, searched for something more meaningful to do with her time in the small town of Florida, New York. Something that would give her and her family a sense of pride. More than after school sports or succeeding academically. As a self-proclaimed

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Supporting children at Cannon: Month of the Military Child

    “Dear Military Brat, Welcome to your next assignment and new home …”This is the opening sentence of a letter introduced to children of soon-to-be Air Commando parents when they arrive at Cannon Air Force Base in the high plains of eastern New Mexico. The idea for the letter, as with many of Brandon

  • 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