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  • Cannon medical group administers COVID-19 vaccine

    The first COVID-19 vaccines were administered to frontline responders at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., January 7, 2021.With a collaborative effort between multiple squadrons from the 27th Special Operations Medical Group, the vaccine was able to be properly stored, transported, and administered to 20

  • 27 SOCS tests new equipment, supports special tactics training

    The 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron utilized new equipment to provide over 60 special tactics Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, with network access to ensure that the teams could have full access to the necessary resources to

  • Dedicated crew chiefs say farewell to Tail No. 1303

    The 16th Aircraft Maintenance Unit said farewell to one of its AC-130W Stinger II gunships as it took its final flight from Cannon, Oct. 19, 2020, before permanently retiring from air operations.Officially labeled as Tail No. 1303, the aircraft was received from the Lockheed-Martin factory, June 6,

  • Behind the Boom

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

  • Radar Approach Control keeps Cannon flying amidst pandemic

    When a MC-130J leaves Cannon, they ensure communication with the air traffic control tower to make sure they can safely depart. But as they climb into the sky, they aren’t able to keep in contact with the tower. But instead of flying blind, the pilots rely on the guidance of the 27th Special

  • 27 SOLRS, multiple units execute quarantine requirement for deployments

    COVID-19 has stopped, or at least slowed down, many normal work activities. However, one aspect of Cannon’s mission that has remained operating under these unique circumstances is the requirement to keep fulfilling deployment obligations.Members of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness

  • Saving Breaths - The Literal Air Power

    When any of Cannon’s aircraft leave base, members of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron cryogenics team make sure that, should anything go wrong, the pilots and crew can breathe easy, literally. “We provide aircrews and pilots the air they need to perform the mission,” said

  • Cannon AFB Assessed on Operational Readiness

    After multiple exercises testing pre-deployment readiness, the 27th Special Operations Wing participated in the final assessment of operational deployment readiness and capabilities from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.

  • FARP Tryouts 2019

    Airman Basic Sarah De La Rosa, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels technician, drags a fuel hose as her team encourages her during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose dragging is meant to simulate dragging a hose to