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Default Air Force Logo 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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2017
Ari Valdo, 27th Special Operations Security Forces military working dog, sits beside his handler before a demonstration at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 17, 2017. Known as “Ari” to those who work with him, Ari Valdo has been protecting Cannon for just over two years. According to Staff Sgt. Paul Little, 27th SOSFS dog handler, as military canines usually maintain their home base throughout their career, he’ll likely continue his adventures at Cannon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)  (1) Military K-9 unit: capabilities forged by respect
The military working dog is always one rank higher than its handler.
0 9/06
2017
A firefighter enters a room during a training exercise of a building fire at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters train on this scenario once per year, searching through buildings filled with smoke, serving as an example of the many training events they complete to maintain mission readiness at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Cannon firefighters train on rescue operations

0 8/30
2017
Blessing Woksman, KAMR Local 4 News media reporter, sets up for an interview with Senior Airman Jillian Moorman, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 21, 2017. Woksman set up the interview to learn more about what air traffic control does. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Vernon R. Walter III) Media reporters get taste of Air Commando life
Media reporters were invited to Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Aug. 21, 2017 to gather insight on how Cannon prepares its Air Commandos for deployments, as well as experience low-level flight patterns with the 9th Special Operations Squadron.
0 8/25
2017
A team of emergency medical technicians carries a bombing victim to safety during the 27th Special Operations Medical Group’s Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo Aug. 9, 2017, at Melrose Air Force Range, New Mexico. Twenty-one teams from Air Force bases around the world visited MAFR and Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to participate in the EMT Rodeo, giving the technicians a wide assortment of scenarios to test their knowledge and training in the medical field. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Dickens/Released) Cannon hosts 10th EMT Rodeo
Realistic and rigorous training builds muscle memory and composure during high-stress situations. Last week, 21 teams of Air Force medics advanced their combat and emergency response skills at Cannon Air Force Base.
0 8/11
2017
Clovis High School football players step off a bus during their tour at Cannon Air Force Base, NM, July 19, 2017. The high school students took a brief tour through the 26th STS facility and were quickly put to the test as they performed exercises that Joe instructed them to do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) High School athletes take on Cannon spec ops’ workout regimen
Student athletes from Clovis High School gained insight into air commando culture after touring through Cannon July 19, 2017.
0 7/20
2017
Senior Airman Darren Pizarro, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems specialist, drives his work truck to the next work site at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., June 27, 2017. Pizarro and his peers at the base electrical shop have already handled over 600 requests this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer) Electrical systems specialists light path to mission success
Every Air Force base and installation around the world requires electricity to operate successfully. Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining this electrical network, electrical systems specialists ensure that our primary source of energy is always available. From space command communicating with our satellites to hospitals operating lifesaving equipment, every Air Force function depends on this crucial service provided by these experts.
0 7/13
2017
Lt. Col. Lee Comerford, left, the commander of the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, poses for a group photo with the Andersen Family at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 17, 2016. Comerford presented Cassidy Andersen, left, age two, an electronic reader for placing third in her age group at the Air Force level during the 2016 Department of Defense – Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin) Hurlburt youth, family recognized in Air Force reading program
A Hurlburt Field youth placed third at the Air Force level during the 2016 Department of Defense – Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Reading Program Oct. 17.The program, themed “Read – For the Win” is a Department of Defense-wide event that allows participants of all ages to earn prizes for reading throughout the summer. Participants are
0 10/18
2016
Special Tactics Airmen, assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing, conduct static line jump operations from a U.S.Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II assigned to the 15th Special Operations Squadron during Emerald Warrior, over a training range near Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 9, 2016. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operation Command-sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook) Emerald Warrior 16 increases joint forces interoperability
The final mission of Emerald Warrior 2016 was completed May 13, concluding two successful weeks of intense irregular warfare training designed to reinforce U.S. special operations forces interoperability and capabilities.
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2016
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