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  • 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
  • F-35A maintainers, special ops team for forward refueling

     America’s most advanced aircraft integrated with a variant of one of its oldest and truest air frames this week to provide more combat flexibility to the Air Force.For the first time, Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill AFB, Utah, and Airmen from the 26th Special Tactics Squadron and the 27th Special Operation Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • Air Commandos teach children dental hygiene

    Members of the 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron held an assembly to teach Air Commando children the importance of taking care of their teeth at the Youth Center Annex here Feb. 21, 2019. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Members of the 27th SOAMDS have been holding briefings across Cannon to spread awareness of
  • Cannon’s catalyst program to help Airmen develop best version of ‘self’

    Mental and physical. Mind and muscle. Airmen need to be fit, throughout their will and body. The mission depends on them to solidify their 24/7 commitment to the Air Force.
  • HIMARS mission showcases joint-ops capabilities at Emerald Warrior

    Marines from Battery K, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marines, performed High Mobility Artillery Rocket System training at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M., Jan. 24, 2019.A HIMARS is an all-wheel drive tactical vehicle that carries a single six-pack of rockets allowing its crew to launch weapons and move away from the target at a high speed. The Marine HIMARS
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