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Default Air Force Logo 16th SOS reaps benefits from program coded by Airman
Thanks to the intuitiveness of an Air Commando at Cannon, AC-130W Stinger II pilots are able to ensure the right targets are identified properly and at a quicker rate in combat.
0 10/25
2017
Ari Valdo, 27th Special Operations Security Forces military working dog, sits beside his handler before a demonstration at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 17, 2017. Known as “Ari” to those who work with him, Ari Valdo has been protecting Cannon for just over two years. According to Staff Sgt. Paul Little, 27th SOSFS dog handler, as military canines usually maintain their home base throughout their career, he’ll likely continue his adventures at Cannon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)  (1) Military K-9 unit: capabilities forged by respect
The military working dog is always one rank higher than its handler.
0 9/06
2017
Blessing Woksman, KAMR Local 4 News media reporter, sets up for an interview with Senior Airman Jillian Moorman, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 21, 2017. Woksman set up the interview to learn more about what air traffic control does. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Vernon R. Walter III) Media reporters get taste of Air Commando life
Media reporters were invited to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 21, 2017 to gather insight on how Cannon prepares its Air Commandos for deployments, as well as experience low-level flight patterns with the 9th Special Operations Squadron.
0 8/25
2017
A team of emergency medical technicians carries a bombing victim to safety during the 27th Special Operations Medical Group’s Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo Aug. 9, 2017, at Melrose Air Force Range, New Mexico. Twenty-one teams from Air Force bases around the world visited MAFR and Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to participate in the EMT Rodeo, giving the technicians a wide assortment of scenarios to test their knowledge and training in the medical field. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Dickens/Released) Cannon hosts 10th EMT Rodeo
Realistic and rigorous training builds muscle memory and composure during high-stress situations. Last week, 21 teams of Air Force medics advanced their combat and emergency response skills at Cannon Air Force Base.
0 8/11
2017
Clovis High School football players step off a bus during their tour at Cannon Air Force Base, NM, July 19, 2017. The high school students took a brief tour through the 26th STS facility and were quickly put to the test as they performed exercises that Joe instructed them to do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) High School athletes take on Cannon spec ops’ workout regimen
Student athletes from Clovis High School gained insight into air commando culture after touring through Cannon July 19, 2017.
0 7/20
2017
Senior Airman Darren Pizarro, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems specialist, drives his work truck to the next work site at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., June 27, 2017. Pizarro and his peers at the base electrical shop have already handled over 600 requests this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Electrical systems specialists light path to mission success
Every Air Force base and installation around the world requires electricity to operate successfully. Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining this electrical network, electrical systems specialists ensure that our primary source of energy is always available. From space command communicating with our satellites to hospitals operating lifesaving equipment, every Air Force function depends on this crucial service provided by these experts.
0 7/13
2017
U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman First Class Brendan Miller Cannon ACES works to strengthen morale
Airmen of the 27th Special Operations Wing have the opportunity to promote their own morale and welfare while at Cannon Air Force Base.The Air Commando Enlisted Society, or ACES, is an independent, Airmen-run organization meant to involve Airmen in strengthening their quality of life, and that of their service in the Air Force.The organization is
0 11/08
2016
Emergency Medical Technicians from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., treat a car accident trauma patient during the 2016 EMT Rodeo Aug. 25, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Cannon’s EMT Rodeo tests the skills of medical professionals from across the Air Force through a series of innovative high-pressure scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released) EMT Rodeo 2016
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.The two-and-a-half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the Best” emergency medical teams. Each team consisted of four
0 9/06
2016
Members of the 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron and 27th Special Operations Comptroller Squadron set up tents and organize equipment during an exercise June 8, 2015 at Melrose Air Force Range, New Mexico. During the exercise, finance and contracting Air Commandos received financial training and practiced managing contracts and contract personnel in a contingency environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chip Slack) Air Commando field training for contingency contracting, comptrollers
Members of the 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron and the 27th Special Operations Comptroller Squadron made their way to Melrose Air Force Range, June 8, for a three-day pre-deployment exercise. Contracting specialists had the opportunity to manage contracts and contract personnel in a contingency environment, while comptrollers received
0 6/08
2015
A member of the 26th Special Tactics Squadron completes pull-ups with a 25-pound vest during a physical fitness standards study, May 5, 2015, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The results of this study will help the Air Force Fitness Unit develop and validate recommendations for occupationally-specific, operationally-relevant, and gender-neutral physical tests and standards. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Eboni Reece) 26th STS members participate in fitness standards study
Nearly two dozen members of the 26th Special Tactics Squadron participated in a physical fitness study that analyzes mission requirements for Battlefield Airmen.The physical fitness tests are part of an in-depth study to scientifically measure Battlefield Airmen’s operational mission requirements. This study aims to better correlate operational
0 6/02
2015
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