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Default Air Force Logo Hispanic Heritage Month: Embracing, enriching, enabling America
Sept. 15 begins the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. According to hispanicheritagemonth.org, this date marks the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. This celebration also includes the declaration of independence of Mexico on Sept. 16, Chile on Sept. 18,
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2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) The Zika Virus: Frequently Asked Questions
With the increased concern of the Zika virus, you may find yourself with questions about this vector-borne disease. The Public Health Office at Cannon has compiled a list of frequently asked questions for those seeking more information.How could I contract the Zika virus?The Zika virus is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito and
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2016
Veterans of the 20th Special Operations Squadron embrace each other during the Green Hornet Dedication ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2016. According to the National Museum of the USAF historian Dr. Jeff Underwood, for many years, there wasn’t much information on the Green Hornets until recently due to the nature of their missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released) 20th SOS salutes veteran Green Hornets
DAYTON, Ohio – The 20th Special Operations Squadron paid tribute to its squadron veterans during the Green Hornet Dedication ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Sept. 15, 2016. A CV-22 Osprey, assigned to the 20th SOS at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., landed in front of the museum and
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2016
Courtesy Photo 27th SOW’s POW and MIA Heritage
As the 27th Special Operations Wing honors American Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action with a variety of events throughout the week, it is appropriate to remember and acknowledge the sacrifice of the wing during the Second World War.  The personnel of the 27th Bombardment Group (Light) had been deployed to the Philippines just prior
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2016
Tech. Sgt. Ming Ni, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Fleet Management and Analysis, runs on the track Sept. 6, 2016 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Ni is scheduled to represent Air Force Special Operations Command in the Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., Sept. 17, 2016. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Manny Martinez) Air Commandos achieve 360 degree wellness, represent AFSOC during AF Marathon
When civilians become Airmen they are required to cultivate and maintain a specific set of characteristics: mental fortitude, physical strength, spiritual wellness, and a healthy social life. For some Air Commandos at the 27th Special Operations Wing, those charges are accomplished through one simple act – running.Senior Master Sgt. Joshua Allen,
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2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) AF to reduce additional duties
Airmen need more time to focus on their core missions.Air Force senior leaders said that’s the message they received from Airmen and it’s the reason they made the decision to reduce additional duties. In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein announced
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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
U.S. Air Force 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, 2016.The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the
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2016
(U.S. Air Force Graphic by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) AF Cannon Ball to celebrate heritage
Cannon Air Force Base will be celebrating the Air Force’s 69th birthday anniversary with flash and flare at the annual Cannon Ball Saturday, September 17 at the Clovis Civic Center. With the theme of WWII: Our Origins and Heritage, this year’s ball is sure to provide a unique and fun experience for Cannon’s Commandos.“The Cannon Ball Committee has
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2016
A combat controller directs a CV-22 for landing during a training exercise in Green River, Utah, July 26, 2016. The full mission profile provided these Airmen an opportunity to practice their core competencies and hone their skills in unfamiliar terrain similar to what they might encounter overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams) 27th SOW tests new capabilities in unfamiliar terrain
In late July, for the very first time, the 27th Special Operations Wing conducted a full mission profile hundreds of miles away in the mountainous terrain of Utah and Colorado.The training provided Air Commandos with the chance to identify their strengths and weaknesses in an unfamiliar location while also testing brand new mission
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U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Derick Faulkenberry, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron ground radar section chief, stands in the ground radar maintenance room August 23, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Faulkenberry was just named the Air Force’s Ground Radar NCO of the Year. (U.S. Air Force photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released) Air Commando wins AF Level Award
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Derick Faulkenberry, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron ground radar section chief, has been named the Air Force’s Ground Radar Systems NCO of the Year for 2015.Ground radar systems maintains air traffic control, weather and ground radar equipment used to keep aircraft operating and the surrounding area safe.“We
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