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Default Air Force Logo Days of Remembrance
The National Days of Remembrance is an annual commemoration established by Congress.  The observance will take place April 23-30, 2017.  The 2017 theme is “Learning from the Holocaust:  The Strength of the Human Spirit.”From 1933 to 1945, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party led the systematic persecution and annihilation of Europe's Jewish population. 
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Members of the 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Office pose for a photo after the Arbor Day and Earth Day tree planting ceremony at the Youth Center on Cannon Air Force Base, NM, April 19, 2017. Small Afghan Pine trees, along with t-shirts, were available for anyone to take that came to the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released) Cannon celebrates Arbor Day, Earth Day

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Default Air Force Logo Remembering Operation Eagle Claw
On Nov. 4, 1979, approximately 3,000 Iranian militants took control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, holding 63 Americans hostage. An additional three U.S. members were seized at the Iranian Foreign Ministry for a total of 66. This was in response to President Jimmy Carter allowing Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, the recently deposed Iranian ruler, into
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April is the Month of the Military Child.(U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) 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 Mammano’s ideas, began at an unassuming dining
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Default Air Force Logo The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign for Cannon Air Force Base is underway
The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign for Cannon Air Force Base is underway from April 10 through May 19.This year’s theme, “Committed to Caring,” hopes to perpetuate the ongoing efforts of Airmen assisting Airmen through the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Village, Air Force Enlisted Village, and General and Mrs. Curtis E. LeMay Foundation.“The
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Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson (left), the base command chief, works with Airman 1st Class Kyle Stephens, hydraulics journeyman with the evaluation team, to thread netting to repair a “rib” on a Variable Speed Drogue assembly, March 7, 2017. Cannon Air Force Base has been the leading edge in testing the VSD, which provides a gap-filler capability to refuel aircraft between low and high speeds; enabling more flexibility for mission support. (U.S. Air photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) 27 SOW tests new refueling equipment
Cannon is at the forefront of testing for a piece of equipment that helps extend the missions of Air Force Special Operations flights at home and overseas.Enter the variable speed drogue, now under testing managed by Hydraulics journeymen with the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit.A piece of aerial refueling
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2017
Airmen assigned to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., participate in a full mission profile exercise during the Green Beret Experience, Dec. 15, 2016 at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M. Taught by U.S. Army Green Berets, the Green Beret Experience is a four-day event featuring weapons and ground operations training intended give Airmen an idea of what it's like to be a member of the Army's elite ground force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr./Released) The Green Beret Experience
  I squeezed… I squeezed again… Nothing. I pulled on the trigger once more hoping for a different result but the ‘third time’s a charm’ method didn’t work for me. I ejected the magazine from my M4 knowing full well the 30-round clip couldn’t be empty as I had only popped off a few shots before my failure to fire happened. My eyes peered into the
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2017
Laura Jordan, Command Program & Peer Network Coordinator, and Master Sgt. Shakia Knight, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, lead a class on self-defense March 28, 2017 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The class was part of a ROX (ruling our experiences) mini-camp designed to teach educate and empower school-age girls. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) ROX cultivates Cannon daughters’ strength, confidence
Cannon is celebrating the Month of the Military Child in April, but our helping agencies work all year round to keep Airmen and their families resilient. When Master Sgt. Shakia Knight, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, came across ROX, she knew she had found a program that would fit the 27 SOW’s commitment to
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Steve Hill, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron deputy, discusses past and present military construction projects with House Appropriations Committee Security and investigations staff assistants March 23, 2017 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Hill aimed to share the lessons that Cannon has learned in ten years of building up to the premier special operations installation envisioned by commanders past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) Congressional staff delegation visits Cannon
Security and investigations staff assistants with the House Appropriations Committee visited Cannon to learn about the 27 SOW’s previous and ongoing Military Construction accomplishments. Melissa Garcia and David Hickman were hosted by 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron deputy Steve Hill, who aimed to share the lessons that Cannon has
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Default Air Force Logo Media Release - Downed aircraft update: Three Airmen killed in U-28 crash identified
The aircrew members of the crashed U-28A aircraft from Cannon Air Force Base have been identified.Captain Andrew Becker, 33, was a pilot for the 318th Special Operations Squadron. He was from Novi, Mich., and is survived by his spouse, mother, and father.Captain Kenneth Dalga, 29, was a combat systems officer for the 318th Special Operations
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