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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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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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(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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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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(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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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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David Cook performs May 14 at Wings of Freedom Park at Altus AFB, Oklahoma. Cook visited Altus as part of his concert tour to raise the morale of the men and women who serve here. (Courtesy Photo) ‘American Idol’ winner David Cook begins Air Force installations tour
There’s an important reason why 2008 “American Idol” winner David Cook performs concerts for U.S. military personnel.“To get a chance to say thank you, in person, for their service and sacrifice is huge,” said Cook, who is performing at 16 U.S. Air Force installations as part of the Air Force Services Activity’s entertainment program. “I think so
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An Air Force Personnel Center Airman briefs Cannon Air Force Base personnel about the assignments process Aug. 9, 2016 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Career development professionals from AFPC provided important assignment information as well as one-on-one appointments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams) AFPC Assignments team visits Cannon
Air Force Personnel Center career development professionals visited Cannon Air Force Base July 8-10 to share helpful information pertaining to assignments.The team hosted multiple briefings as well as one-on-one appointments to answer questions and speak about unique situations.“These events are very career broadening,” said Master Sgt. Nicole
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(courtesy photo) Military student helps fellow scholars
Military students face a unique set of challenges compared to other students who aren’t from military families. Starting a new school in a different area multiple times throughout your childhood can be challenging. One student from the local Cannon Air Force Base community along with his peers took it upon themselves to ease the transition for
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