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  • Cannon leadership delivers cookies to Airmen for holidays

    The team behind the cookie drop event pose for a group photo at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec. 7, 2018. Base leadership, program members and spouses joined forces to deliver approximately 10,000 cookies for the Airmen who live in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)
  • Cannon honors 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N. M. - Base Honor Guardsmen raised the American flag at 10:48 a.m. local time, at the wing building on base Dec. 7, 2018. This event happened exactly 77 years from the minute when Imperial Japanese aircraft descended upon the naval base at Pearl Harbor and began a surprise attack. The ceremony was in remembrance of those who
  • Fallen Special Tactics operator remembered during hometown memorial

    Hundreds of Special Tactics Airmen, family and friends gathered to commemorate a fallen teammate, son, fiancé, and warrior during a memorial service, Dec. 6, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The memorial honored the life and legacy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned to the 26th Special Tactics
  • Hurlburt Field Airman found deceased

    An Airman assigned to Hurlburt Field was found deceased on base early this morning, Dec. 3.     The incident is currently under investigation, and the name of the deceased is being withheld until 24 hours after notification of their next-of-kin.  More information will be released as available. Any inquiries should be directed to the 1st Special
  • Volunteers host bone marrow registration

    Volunteers from the 27th Special Operations Wing hosted a stand for those interested in registering to donate bone marrow, today, at the Exchange on Cannon Air Force Base. This was the first of two registration events, with the second one being held Dec. 7th from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Those interested in donating can show up during the window of time
  • Special tactics Airman killed in action in Afghanistan

    A special tactics Airman was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2018.
  • Postal; a place with more than parcels

    Charlie Widner, 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron, speaks with a customer at the base mail center at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Nov. 16, 2018. Widner has worked at the mail center for over two years, helping out hundreds of customers a day by helping organize and deliver mail for the thousands of servicemembers that work at
  • Deploying mental health care downrange

    Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission. Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll.
  • EOD 133, a Workout to Remember

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal. EOD. This is a career many of us see as fun and exciting, yet dangerous and not worth the risk. It’s not for everyone that’s for sure. Luckily, a few have risen above and accepted the dangers that come with the title EOD technician.These are the men and women who are trained to deal with the construction, deployment,
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