N.M. Land Grant Allows AF To Expand Training

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Logistics Terry Yonkers, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and State Land Commissioner Ray Powell were among many Air Force, State of New Mexico and county officials at the lease signing ceremony on Jan. 18, 2012, in Santa Fe. The lease of 11,000 acres of state land will allow Cannon Air Force Base to expand Joint Air Force Special Operations training areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Armando Perez.