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  • Diamonds and Donuts

    First sergeants from the 27th Special Operations Wing pose with donuts for the inaugural Diamonds and Donuts event at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 22, 2019. The first sergeants hand-delivered the donuts to 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron Air Commandos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Vernon R. Walter III)
  • Cannon unveils plan for new fitness center

    Cannon leadership kicks off the groundbreaking ceremony of a new fitness center at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 19, 2019. With the unpredictable weather at Cannon, roughly 100 fitness assessments per years have to be moved indoors to meet regulations, according to Col. John Boudreaux, 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group commander.
  • Structures is the foundation of Cannon

    A typical layout of your average Air Force base contains gates that stand as entry points, offices Airmen work in, dormitories housing the first-timers, and hangars protecting our essential aircraft. Here at Cannon, these principal structures are built and maintained by a single unit. The heavy operations structures shop, assigned to the 27th
  • Fallen Special Tactics operator remembered during hometown memorial

    Hundreds of Special Tactics Airmen, family and friends gathered to commemorate a fallen teammate, son, fiancé, and warrior during a memorial service, Dec. 6, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The memorial honored the life and legacy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned to the 26th Special Tactics
  • Volunteers host bone marrow registration

    Volunteers from the 27th Special Operations Wing hosted a stand for those interested in registering to donate bone marrow, today, at the Exchange on Cannon Air Force Base. This was the first of two registration events, with the second one being held Dec. 7th from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Those interested in donating can show up during the window of time
  • Special tactics Airman killed in action in Afghanistan

    A special tactics Airman was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2018.
  • Teachers learn about deployments

    Teachers and staff from Clovis, Portales, and Melrose schools participated in an event aimed to educate them on the challenges deploying military members face, here, Sept. 8, 2018 The Teachers Understanding Deployment Operations program allowed teachers face-to-face interaction with military members to better understand the deployment process.
  • Airman’s Attic asks for active assistance

    The Airman’s Attic on Cannon Air Force Base provides free uniform items to Air Commandos weekly at building 72. The Airman’s Attic is a volunteer service dedicated to a tradition of giving back to the community by suppling free items to improve the lives of Air Commandos and their families.“To me, this is like the heart of young Airmen,” said
  • Keeping Cannon community entertained with Skeet and Trap

    The skeet and trap range at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, dates back to the 1970’s. Older than most Airmen serving, it’s given Air Commandos another year-round recreational activity to choose from.
  • 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.
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