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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
0 3/31
2017
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
0 3/16
2017
Default Air Force Logo Media Release - Downed aircraft update: Three Airmen killed
Three Airmen assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron were killed following a U-28A crash during a training sortie Tuesday evening at 6:50 p.m.The crash occurred approximately one quarter-mile east of Clovis Municipal Airport.“We are deeply saddened by this loss within our Air Commando family,” said Col. Ben Maitre, the installation
0 3/15
2017
Default Air Force Logo Media Release - Downed aircraft at Clovis Municipal
A Cannon Air Force Base-assigned U-28A with three persons onboard crashed during a training sortie Wednesday evening at 6:50 p.m., in a field just outside of Clovis Municipal Airport. Names of the aircrew will not be released until confirmation of their status and next of kin have been notified.The incident caused a fire that was extinguished by
0 3/14
2017
Members of the 7th Special Forces Group attatch a hoist to U.S. Army UH-60L Black Hawk at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 3, 2017 during Emerald Warrior 17. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Keifer Bowes) Emerald Warrior 17 comes to a close
After two successful weeks of irregular warfare training, Emerald Warrior 2017 ended March 10.Approximately 1,600 conventional and special operations forces from the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Diplomatic Security Service Mobile Security Deployments participated in the 10th iteration of the exercise, along with partner nation forces
0 3/10
2017
The observance recognizing women's contributions was established by Public Law100-9.  This observance runs through the month of March and celebrates the struggles and achievements of women throughout the history of the United States. Commentary - Women’s History Month: achieving new heights
Back in 1980, the recognition of women was observed as National Women’s History Week, typically during the second week of March. It was not until 1986 that the National Women’s History Project had petitioned congress and was successful in expanding the celebration to the entire month. The Department of Defense observes Women’s History Month as a
0 3/09
2017
Lt. Col. Michael Thompson, 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, center, leads an MQ-9 discussion with members of the Civilian Leadership Development Program during their visit Feb. 28, 2017, to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The group is comprised of competitively-selected GS-11 to GS-13 civilians from AFSOC Headquarters and got an up-close look at an MQ-9 Reaper during their visit. AFSOC Civilians visit Air Commandos' Western Home
Civilian leaders from Hurlburt Field, Fla., visited Cannon Feb. 27 through March 2 for an immersion course into western Air Commando life as part of the Civilian Leadership Development Program.The visiting group of seven arrived by MC-130H Talon II from Hurlburt Field, some experiencing a military flight for the first time.“When we first got there,
0 3/07
2017
Master Sgt. Dennis Henry, 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs superintendent, fires his weapon at a target while competing in the Pistol Excellence in Competition March 2, 2017, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Competitors shot a total of 30 rounds at a target 25 yards away during three different timed rounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

27th SOSFS hosts pistol competition
The 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted the year’s first Pistol Excellence in Competition event Mar 1-3, 2017, at the base Combat Arms and Maintenance firing range here.“We’re here to see who the best of the best are on base,” said Staff Sgt. Brock Brown, 27th SOSFS NCO in charge of Combat Arms. “It builds morale, relieves some
0 3/06
2017
Master Sgt. William Jackson, 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medical Squadron superintendent, and Tech. Sgt. Anssa Knight, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron NCO in charge of diagnostic imaging, pose in front of a display commemorating Black History Month Feb. 2, 2017 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Jackson and Knight gave their own money and time to achieve their vision of creating education-focused displays and programming honoring Black History Month. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) Air Commandos bring passion, pride to Black History Month display
Air Commandos visiting the Cannon clinic might have noticed some new displays this month--from the banners that greet them at the front door to the model P-51 Mustang soaring over their heads. The multimedia display honoring Black History Month was planned and accomplished by Master Sgt. William Jackson, 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medical
0 2/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Base Legal Affairs: Just in case
The 27th Special Operations Wing legal office’s responsibilities encompass a wide variety of legal issues ensuring the rights of every Airman are upheld.Comprised of both enlisted paralegals and judge advocate officers, the legal office handles matters as small as overcharges from the cable company or as big as sexual assault litigation.“You got
0 2/22
2017
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