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Senior Airman Brandon Conover, 27th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems technician, has been working at Cannon for over two years now. He loves the feeling of ownership over an aircraft, as he plays a vital role in ensuring his aircraft, a MC-130J Commando II, can fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Keeping planes in the air
Senior Airman Brandon Conover, 27th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems technician, has been working at Cannon for over two years now. He loves the feeling of ownership over an aircraft, as he plays a vital role in ensuring his aircraft, a MC-130J Commando II, can fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T.
0 6/05
2018
Default Air Force Logo If planes need fuel to fly, air shows need Airmen to soar
Capt. Mercedes Derby has always enjoyed air shows. Whether she was working or attending one, she has forever found them fun. She believes it’s interesting to find out how much goes on behind the scenes of one.
0 5/25
2018
Default Air Force Logo Keeping Airmen fit to fight with health promotions
Airmen that work under Air Force Special Operations Command deploy often. They provide support to combat operations around the world. It’s a task as demanding as any other major command, asking a lot from the human body and mind to excel. For Airmen at Cannon, the fight to stay physically relevant in modern warfare requires guidance and knowledge.
0 3/08
2018
Hats that have been used as targets at the skeet and trap range hang inside its lobby at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 13, 2018. The skeet and trap range has been regularly used since its opening over 40 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Keeping Cannon community entertained with Skeet and Trap
The skeet and trap range at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, dates back to the 1970’s. Older than most Airmen serving, it’s given Air Commandos another year-round recreational activity to choose from.
0 2/21
2018
Default Air Force Logo 27th SOMDG moves into new clinic
The 27th Special Operations Medical Group is currently undergoing their move into the newly-built clinic on base and will be fully operational Feb. 7, 2017.
0 2/05
2018
Firetruck and Refueling Maintenance specialists work on a 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Jan. 16, 2018. Airmen in this career field are the only ones Air Force-wide that are required to be able to operate on all government vehicles on their respective bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Cannon firetruck maintainers keep mission well-oiled
When fires need to be put out, citizens call firefighters. When firefighters need their vehicles fixed, they call on firetruck maintainers. It’s a chain where one link can affect the rest.
0 1/18
2018
Cannon Office of Special Investigation agents and local police department officers tour a CV-22 Osprey at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec. 8, 2017. The tour brought both parties together during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Cannon OSI agents, local police collaborate
Cannon Office of Special Investigation agents invited local police departments to Cannon, Dec. 8
0 12/13
2017
John Boudreaux is a colonel in the U.S. Air Force. In 2016, he suffered a critical sudden cardiac arrest. He was dead for several minutes. Less than 6% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survive the trip to the hospital. John's doctors gave him less than 1%. Today, as a group commander at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, he bears the scars that remind him for every one of him, there are 99 others buried in the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) A Cannon group commander’s story of survival
The sound of tire treads rolling over a smooth driveway was the only sound that could be heard on the street Col. John Boudreaux lived when he and his wife, Susi, pulled up to it. Susi shoved the gear shift to “Park.” She couldn’t do it fast enough, and sat back in the seat for a moment. She collected her thoughts as she closed her eyes and let her head fall back into the headrest. Her mind raced faster than her car could.
0 11/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo Cannon Airmen reflect on convoy missions
During the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, many Airmen were asked to fulfill roles that did not typically fit their daily job descriptions.
0 10/18
2017
Default Air Force Logo Celebrating 10 years of AFSOC at Cannon
Cannon’s Air Commandos are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the base being part of Air Force Special Operations Command by hosting multiple events on base Sept. 28 – 30, 2017.
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2017
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