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  • The Future is Now: Digital Toolkit

    The CV-22 Osprey, a tilt-rotor aircraft, has many moving parts to function with the duality of a helicopter and turboprop aircraft. These parts require specific tools to maintain them and get them back into the air. Accountability and accessibility of use of these tools are critical to continue the mission of the CV-22 Osprey.Thankfully, due to
  • Combat Training Element: Operational Capabilities

    Editor's Note: (This is the second part of a series documenting Cannon’s elite Combat Training Element team who challenge and push our Airmen to adapt and overcome with their cutting edge prototype technology and weaponry)By now, if you read the first installment, you should know what the Combat Training Element men and women can create, but you
  • Combat Training Element: Monster Garage

    Editor's Note: (This is the first part of a series documenting Cannon’s elite Combat Training Element team who challenge and push our Airmen to adapt and overcome with their cutting edge prototype technology and weaponry) Recently, while sitting around the office looking for a story lead, I was looking around and my eyes found their way to our
  • Airman goes Gung-Ho with Marines

    Not every day does an Airman have the opportunity to train or learn with Marines, but sometimes they have both, and even earn the coveted Marine title of Gung-Ho.
  • AFSOC commander visits Cannon

    Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, Air Force Special Operations Command commander, meets with local and state civic leaders at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., July 15, 2019. The meeting was part of Slife's first visit to Cannon since assuming command of AFSOC in June. During the visit he toured the installation, held professional development for both officers and
  • 27 SOW welcomes new commander

    Members of Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis and Portales community members, and distinguished guests gathered together to view the 27th Special Operations Wing change of command, July 17, 2019. Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, the Air Force Special Operations Command commander, presided over the ceremony, as members bid farewell to Col. Stewart Hammons and welcomed Col. Robert Masaitis as the new 27th SOW commander.
  • Parker Knight secures Youth of the Year

    Parker Knight was named Cannon Air Force Base’s 2019 Youth of the Year for his willingness to volunteer and lead events at the Youth Center, his good character and written essays.
  • AFSOC in two words: Humble Competence

    Yes, I am an Air Commando through and through. But, I am also an Airman to the core
  • 33rd SOS welcomes incoming commander

    Col. Michael Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, hands the 33rd Special Operations Squadron guideon to its new commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Rott, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., June 5, 2019. Rott took command from Lt. Col. Roderic Butz, and will resume the squadron's mission of providing integrated, responsive, reliable and flexible
  • Cannon refines Commando Readiness Center with new welcoming program

    With the Commando Readiness Center up and running for over a year, it’s been through a few changes to increase its efficiency and relevance.Recently, the CRC has undergone Phase II of its plans to increase effectiveness by adding a welcoming program that new members of Cannon must check into within 24 hours of arrival on base.The new welcoming
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