• 310th Special Operations Squadron Stands Up

    The 310th Special Operations Squadron, previously the 27th Special Operations Group Detachment 1, was officially activated here May 4, 2021.The 310 SOS, a U-28A Draco aircraft squadron, is the first manifestation of the four-squadron per aircraft-type concept. This concept is intended to allow more

  • Changing Paths, Finding Skies

    As Cadet Bryan Driskell, who had sworn he would never want to fly for his first year at the Air Force Academy, flew thousands of feet in the air, the world beneath him and sky above him changed his mind. He had joined a flight class just to confirm his doubts about flying, was afraid of heights and

  • Cannon Airman achieves military dream

    A trainee silently walks through the chow hall line on his first day of basic training. He holds his tray up despite being told not to. A training instructor approaches him, shouting at the trainee to put down the tray and push it. The trainee stares at him, confused. The instructor stops yelling

  • Cannon Airmen volunteer to help retirees with medication point o

    Prescription medications for patients are sorted into buckets at a prescription point of distribution at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, April 8, 2020. The process for patients obtaining medication starts with them either calling the automated refill line at 575-784-4912 or reach out to a

  • AFSOC commander, command chief pay visit to Cannon

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Greg Smith, AFSOC command chief, visited Cannon and its nearby communities in eastern New Mexico Apr. 11, 2019.

  • SSgt. Anderson shined a light on a mid-air refueling problem

    Tinkering with a small communication box in his home garage, Staff Sgt. Jeremie Anderson, 9th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J instructor loadmaster, discovered an innovation in mid-air refueling that changed the way loadmasters execute the mission today.

  • 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. Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, 25, a Special Tactics combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, was deployed in support of OPERATION Freedom’s Sentinel.