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  • 'A Tribute to Persistence:' SecAF Presents Air Force Cross to Special Tactics Airman

    Snapped awake by the sound of belt-fed machine gun fire, then-Senior Airman Alaxey Germanovich, a combat controller assigned to the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, surveys the compound he had dozed off in after several sleepless days of combat.“I look around and I don’t see any of my American teammates,” said Germanovich. “(At that moment I said to
  • Raider Reunited

    SOF legend visits Cannon, aircraft he flew in historic operation
  • The Final Frontier

    First Intelligence Officer from Cannon AFB to transfer to Space Force
  • The Privilege of Service

    “Why am I doing this?”It was all I could think as I pulled up to the main gate here for the first time last Veteran’s Day. I had just arrived at my first assignment since leaving the Air Force Reserve for the active-duty component a few weeks prior, and I felt like I should be excited to be starting a new chapter of my life and career. But as the
  • 27 SOCS tests new equipment, supports special tactics training

    The 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron utilized new equipment to provide over 60 special tactics Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, with network access to ensure that the teams could have full access to the necessary resources to ensure proper training while at Cannon.The
  • Dedicated crew chiefs say farewell to Tail No. 1303

    The 16th Aircraft Maintenance Unit said farewell to one of its AC-130W Stinger II gunships as it took its final flight from Cannon, Oct. 19, 2020, before permanently retiring from air operations.Officially labeled as Tail No. 1303, the aircraft was received from the Lockheed-Martin factory, June 6, 1989, with the original nickname of ‘City of
  • Cannon's first Women’s Leadership Panel

    Recently, Cannon held its first Senior Leadership Panel composed entirely of women, for an audience of men and women to listen to one another’s experiences, and come together through shared and similar experiences.The overall goal of the panel was to open dialogue between members and share experiences with the women of Cannon.“It was to show
  • Meet your Privatized Housing Resident Advocate

    Ever heard of a Privatized Housing Resident Advocate? If not, it is probably because the position is a fairly new one implemented by the Department of Defense with one goal in mind – significantly improve the housing customer service experience for its military residents.Within a year timeframe, the Air Force aims to introduce sixty new Resident
  • Air Commando Association: Rucking for a cause

    The Air Commando Association held their 4th annual ruck march at CAFB Oct. 13, 2020. The event raised awareness and funds for the organization as well as generating non-perishable food items to the local community. “Holding this ruck march was important for a variety of reasons,” said Tech. Sgt. Sherri Santos-Orton, ACA president. “It heightened
  • 27 SOSS hosts first Diversity Roundtable

    The 27th Special Operations Support Squadron established its first internal working group and hosted its first diversity roundtable Sept. 17, 2020.In response to recent events in the U.S. that have sparked discussions of diversity and inclusion, the roundtable was held to provide a space for civilians and Airmen of all ranks, ages and backgrounds
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