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  • 16 SOS conducts Spirit 03 memorial flight

    The 16th Special Operations Squadron conducted a memorial flyover to honor the crew of Spirit 03, the last AC-130 gunship shot down in combat. The flyover was followed by a remembrance brief that highlighted advances made in the gunship community since the loss of Spirit 03.

  • 9/11 Memorial Climb - A Walk with Heroes

    Air Commandos from the 27th Special Operations Wing held a memorial ceremony in honor of the emergency first responders who lost their lives responding to the terrorist attacks on the United States, September 11, 2021.

  • 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

  • Fallen Air Commando honored by hometown dedication

    One of the fallen crew members of Demise 25, a U-28A aircraft assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron that crashed March 14, 2017, has recently been honored near his hometown through a dedication made in his name.Maj. Andrew Becker, also known as Andy and the lead pilot of Demise 25, had

  • Jockey 14 memorial honors fallen airmen

    Air Commandos gathered March 13 to pay tribute to the crew of Jockey 14, a 16th Special Operations Squadron AC-130H Spectre gunship that crashed off the coast of Kenya in 1994.The 27th Special Operations Wing Commander, Col. Ben Maitre, narrated a portion of the ceremony, which included a