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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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CV-22 Osprey's from the 352d Special Operations Wing and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 48th Fighter Wing flew together in a joint formation around southern England Aug. 31, 2017. This flight gave pilots of both units the ability to practice working together in different formations and to hone how they would act and react as a team. UK-based CV-22s fly in formation with HH-60s
CV-22 Ospreys from the 352nd Special Operations Wing and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 48th Fighter Wing flew together in a joint formation around southern England Aug. 31, 2017. This flight gave pilots of both units the ability to practice working together in different formations and to hone how they would act and react as a team.
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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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321st Special Tactics Squadron combat controllers simulating close air support missions in the town of Rakevere, Estonia, during a flying training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Special Tactics simulates chaos, combat in Estonian village
Combat controllers sprint through the small, rustic village bearing plate carriers and radios, ducking behind buildings for cover, calling in coordinates and relaying information to the ground force commander. The citizens were imagined as enemy combatants, the village homes into targets for circling A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and the cobblestone streets
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2017
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb visits RAF Mildenhall Lt. Gen. Brad Webb visits European Air Commandos
The leader of Air Force Special Operations Command visited this week Air Commandos stationed here.Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, AFSOC commander, regularly breaks away from the headquarters for an eyes-on appraisal of operations, Airmen and facilities.During this trip to RAF Mildenhall, the general spent time with aircraft maintainers on the flightline. He
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Default Air Force Logo U-28A accident investigation board results released
Air Force Special Operations Command officials released the results of their investigation into the March 14, 2017 U-28A aircraft accident near Clovis Municipal Airport that killed three Airmen onboard.
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Family and friends of Master Sgt. William L. McDaniel II, unveil a highway sign during a ceremony dedicating a six-mile stretch of Highway 121 in honor of his namesake, in Greenville, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2017. McDaniel was part of a joint, special operations team who were infiltrating an island in Southern Philippines when the MH-47 Chinook helicopter he was in crashed into the Sulu Sea Feb. 22, 2002. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Ohio highway dedicated to SOF hero
Six miles of County Highway 121 near Greenville, Ohio, was dedicated Aug. 14 in honor of Master Sgt. William L. McDaniel II, a Special Tactics pararescueman who was killed Feb, 22, 2002, in an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crash in the Philippines.
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321 STS lands A-10's on highway in Estonia Air Commandos land A-10s on Estonian highway
Air Commandos landed U.S. Air Force aircraft on austere landing zones -- a.k.a. closed-off highways in Estonia -- during drills with the Maryland Air National Guard.
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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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A U.S. Air Force 17th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II flies in dissimilar formation with a No. 37 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules July 19, 2017, over Queensland, Australia. Talisman Saber 2017 provided the opportunity at further developing interoperability with counterparts from the RAAF through daily airborne operations to include low-level formation work, forward air refueling point, and personnel and cargo airdrops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait) Air Commandos fly in dissimilar formation at Talisman Saber 2017
Elements of the 353rd Special Operations Group participated in Talisman Sabre exercises 'down under.' This includes flying in dissimilar formations over Queensland, Australia, with aircraft from participating nations.
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