Air Commandos respond to exercise

USAF: Maj. Mike Janssen U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Lorilee Draper, 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, evaluates emergency medical technicians responding to a simulated injury during a 27th SOW exercise at Melrose Air Force Range. Base personnel were evaluated on actions taken in response to two separate incidents and performed well according […]

Cannon holding aircraft ceremony

CNJ staff Cannon Air Force Base will host an aircraft acceptance ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, marking the first MC-130J Combat Shadow II for Air Force Special Operations Command. Lt. Col. Paul Pendleton, commander of the 522nd Special Operations Squadron at Cannon, said the MC-130J can carry about 40 percent more payload and do it […]

MC-130J rollout accelerates AFSOC recapitalization

USAF: Master Sgt. Scott MacKay The MC-130J Combat Shadow II, Air Force Special Operations Command’s newest aircraft, sits on the tarmac after its unveiling March 29 at Lockheed Martin in Marietta, Ga. By Rachel Arroyo: Air Force Special Operations Command Public Affairs MARIETTA, Ga. — Air Force Special Operations Command officials welcomed the latest variant […]