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  • 9th SOS celebrates 75 years of air power

    For years, the 9th Special Operations Squadron has supported Cannon’s mission to provide readiness in executing global special operations. Now, it’s time for Cannon to support the 9th as they celebrate 75 years of air power.
  • SSgt. Anderson shined a light on a mid-air refueling problem

    Tinkering with a small communication box in his home garage, Staff Sgt. Jeremie Anderson, 9th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J instructor loadmaster, discovered an innovation in mid-air refueling that changed the way loadmasters execute the mission today.
  • Mentorship: A continous cycle

    Mentorship is no foreign word to members of the military. Airmen are taught early in their career to seek out mentors to grow and become a prime example for others.The Gen. Billy J. Boles Mentorship Award honors those individuals who put forth great effort in mentoring Airmen to reach higher standards of excellence and foster professional
  • As a woman in the Air Force, Hope found a way

    For years, Hope Skibitsky was looking for a future away from home. As a woman in the Air Force, she found one.
  • Diamonds and Donuts

    First sergeants from the 27th Special Operations Wing pose with donuts for the inaugural Diamonds and Donuts event at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 22, 2019. The first sergeants hand-delivered the donuts to 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron Air Commandos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Vernon R. Walter III)
  • Cannon unveils plan for new fitness center

    Cannon leadership kicks off the groundbreaking ceremony of a new fitness center at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 19, 2019. With the unpredictable weather at Cannon, roughly 100 fitness assessments per years have to be moved indoors to meet regulations, according to Col. John Boudreaux, 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group commander.
  • AMC extends Osprey capabilities

    CV-22 Osprey aircraft, assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, performed Tactical Air-Refueling missions with a KC-10 Extender aircraft March 7-11, 2019, over the Southwest region of the U.S.The KC-10 crew, assigned to the 6th Air Refueling Squadron, travelled from Travis Air Force Base, California, to rendezvous with the Osprey aircraft
  • Day-to-day with bioenvironmental

    Senior Airman Ellen Watts and Airman 1st Class Emily Chamberlain, 27th Special Operations Aeromedical Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technicians, evaluate a firing range exercise at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Mar. 7, 2019. Once a quarter, air quality tests are conducted at the firing range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T.
  • From Clarendon to Cannon: A first sergeant’s story

    A young girl climbs a tree in the countryside of the Clarendon, Jamaica. She plucks a ripe mango from the branch, and climbs back down. Leading a pack of brothers, sisters and cousins, she finds a nice shaded area to hide from the scorching sun. The children talk and laugh as they feast on the fruits of their labor. Once the children have their
  • Cannon provides CV-22 support for short-notice SECDEF and CJCS tasking

    Feb. 23 2018, the 27th Special Operations Wing, in coordination with the 58th Special Operations Wing (Kirtland AFB, NM), executed a short notice tasking to support U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Under Secretary for Management for the Department
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