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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Drive-thru vaccination line keeps 919 SOW Airmen medically ready

    Capt. Lindsay Piechowiak, 919th SOMDS Infection Control Officer, organized a drive-thru flu shot line for the November unit training assembly to provide vaccinations for Citizen Air Commandos while following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

  • Hurlburt Field conducts anti-terrorism/force protection exercise

    Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the

  • 919th SOW Airman helps combat COVID-19

    The 919th Special Operations Wing is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 by increasing sanitation, implementing the use of face coverings, socially distancing when possible and bringing in some extra help to get the job done. One Airman taking on some extra work at the 919th Special Operations

  • 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

  • Special Ops surgical team saves hundreds during deployment

    If they stood on the roof of the abandoned one-story home they were working out of, at night they could see bombs dropping on the city three kilometers north. Limited resources, limited manpower, limited backup, and limited time didn’t stop this Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team from

  • 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”