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  • 6th Special Operations Squadron is reassigned, provides new support

    The 6th Special Operations Squadron, previously the 27th Special Operations Group Detachment 1, was officially activated here, Oct. 6, 2022.The 6 SOS is an MC-130J Commando II aircraft flying unit that fulfills the 27th Special Operations Wing’s commitment to the Air Force Special Operations

  • Behind the Boom

    Cannon’s AMMO troops power explosive mission with unique culture.

  • Keeping planes in the air

    Senior Airman Brandon Conover, 27th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems technician, has been working at Cannon for over two years now. He loves the feeling of ownership over an aircraft, as he plays a vital role in ensuring his aircraft, a MC-130J Commando II, can fly.

  • Cannon after dark: A night in photos

    Like any job at any time, the work comes in waves for the Air Commandos who take care of Cannon’s air assets through the night. Late on a quiet night in November, some of the Airmen fleshing out Air Force Special Operations Command’s “any place, any time, anywhere” mission offered their thoughts on