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Cannon Air Force Base hosts Memorial Day Air Show

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Cannon Air Force base hosted their Memorial Day air show this weekend, 28 and 29 of May.

The air show isn't just for the public, it gives the base personnel a chance to have a break from their normal operations.

Cannon Air Force base is home to the 27th Special Operations Wing.

They are flying and coordinating operations that span thousands of miles around the globe on a daily basis.

The show includes fly-overs of various aircraft, some field exercise demonstrations, and even a chance to see the inside of a cockpit.

The big even at the show is the Smoke-n-Thunder demonstration put on by the Thunderbirds.

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