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  • 9th SOS celebrates 75 years of air power

    For years, the 9th Special Operations Squadron has supported Cannon’s mission to provide readiness in executing global special operations. Now, it’s time for Cannon to support the 9th as they celebrate 75 years of air power.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T.
  • If planes need fuel to fly, air shows need Airmen to soar

    Capt. Mercedes Derby has always enjoyed air shows. Whether she was working or attending one, she has forever found them fun. She believes it’s interesting to find out how much goes on behind the scenes of one.
  • Keeping Airmen fit to fight with health promotions

    Airmen that work under Air Force Special Operations Command deploy often. They provide support to combat operations around the world. It’s a task as demanding as any other major command, asking a lot from the human body and mind to excel. For Airmen at Cannon, the fight to stay physically relevant in modern warfare requires guidance and knowledge.
  • 27th SOMDG moves into new clinic

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group is currently undergoing their move into the newly-built clinic on base and will be fully operational Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Cannon firetruck maintainers keep mission well-oiled

    When fires need to be put out, citizens call firefighters. When firefighters need their vehicles fixed, they call on firetruck maintainers. It’s a chain where one link can affect the rest.
  • Cannon Airmen reflect on convoy missions

    During the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, many Airmen were asked to fulfill roles that did not typically fit their daily job descriptions.
  • Celebrating 10 years of AFSOC at Cannon

    Cannon’s Air Commandos are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the base being part of Air Force Special Operations Command by hosting multiple events on base Sept. 28 – 30, 2017.
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