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  • 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.

  • ‘Dirt boyz’ lay foundation for air power

    It’s a common, definitely overused saying, but I’m going to say it: the Air Force is a machine, and every unit is a cog. When one fails, the rest struggle to keep the machine running. Every unit is important to the mission. At an Air Force Special Operations Command base, this rings especially true.

  • Media reporters get taste of Air Commando life

    Blessing Woksman, KAMR Local 4 News media reporter, sets up for an interview with Senior Airman Jillian Moorman, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 21, 2017. Woksman set up the interview to learn more about what air traffic control

  • Cannon leaders continue ‘fini flight’ tradition

    The final day of work comes upon everyone. Some people take a long lunch with coworkers to hand out gifts and going away mementos. Others choose to quietly go out as they either prepare for retirement or moving on to their next job.

  • Pilot receives distinguished honors

    Maj. William Mendel, 20th Special Operations Squadron pilot, received the Distinguished Flying Cross on May 15 at Cannon Air Force Base for heroic actions displayed as his aircraft came under heavy and effective gunfire from ground forces while attempting to evacuate American citizens from a

  • Air Commando wins AF Level Award

    U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Derick Faulkenberry, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron ground radar section chief, has been named the Air Force’s Ground Radar Systems NCO of the Year for 2015.Ground radar systems maintains air traffic control, weather and ground radar equipment used to keep aircraft