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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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Lt. Col. Carla Walker (left), 137th Special Operations Medical Group administration officer from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, and Col. Keith Reed (right), 137th MDG commander, support and say goodbye to Airmen from the Medical Group as they board a C-130 Hercules from the 136th Airlift Wing, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at Carswell Field, Texas, Aug. 28, 2017, at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base. The Airmen are part of the 137th Special Operation Wing’s deployment of nearly 40 medical and aeromedical evacuation Airmen and equipment in support of the Texas Military Department and their relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kasey Phipps/Released) Oklahoma Air National Guard wing sends aid to neighbor state for Hurricane Harvey
About 40 Airmen from the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 137th Special Operations Wing departed Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City, Aug. 29, 2017, to support the Texas Military Department and Texas Emergency Management in relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, addresses Airmen of the 193rd Special Operations Wing during an “All Call” held on base during his visit, June 10, 2017.  Webb spoke on a variety of topics including the vison, mission and priorities of AFSOC; AFSOC’s strategic value to the nation; and the wing’s spectrum of conflict. Webb also personally recognized six award-winning members of the wing for their outstanding efforts throughout the year. He concluded the “All Call” by taking questions from the Airmen in attendance. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Claire Behney/Released) AF special ops commander shares vision, gains insight during wing visit
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, visited the 193rd Special Operations Wing June 9-10 to share his vision and gather insight into the capabilities and unique dynamics of the Air National Guard unit here.
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Col. Stewart Hammons, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, looks at a painting depicting the aircraft the squadron has flown during its 100-year history during the 33rd Special Operations Squadron 100-year ceremony at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, June 9, 2017. The painting was done by Rodney Bohner, father of Lt. Col. Ryan Bohner, 33rd SOS commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released) 33rd SOS celebrates 100-year anniversary
In its first 100 years, the 33rd (now associated with a special operations squadron) was the primary American flight and technical school during World War I. They are the oldest squadron in Air Force Special Operations Command, the first squadron overseas to the European Theater during World War II and the first Air Force F-16 kill.
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Images from Foal Eagle 2017. Pacific Air Commandos support Foal Eagle 2017
Air Commandos of the 353rd Special Operations Group worked with joint and combined partners during Foal Eagle 2017 exercises, which took place March 23 through April 10, 2017 at various locations throughout the Republic of Korea.
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The Special Operations Surgical Team, including Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Mitchell, poses at a forward location. (Courtesy photo) Special Operations Surgical Team doctor to receive Jackson Foundation award
The direct impact of Lt. Col. (Dr.) Benjamin Mitchell can be measured in lives saved on the battlefield. However, the numbers associated with this emergency medicine physician assigned to a Special Operations Surgical Team (SOST) are impressive.
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Cadets from Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 010, University of Alabama, hosted their Spring 2017 Dining Out at the Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa, Ala., April 6, 2017. The guest speaker was Col. Nathan Green, commander of Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center, Hurlburt Field, Fla., and a 1994 graduate of the program. (Courtesy photo) Trading places
A combat veteran and a senior leader in Air Force Special Operations Command made a trip home April 6 to provide insight on the command and share lessons learned spanning 23 years of service during the Reserve Officer Training Corps’ annual dining out here.Col. Nathan Green, commander of Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center, Hurlburt
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