Fannin, Daniel N., SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1A8X2-Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operator
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew Operations
Primary Unit
2002-2013, 1A8X2, 552nd Air Control Wing
Service Years
2001 - 2013
Staff Sergeant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

Casualty Date
Apr 27, 2013
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Location of Interment
Fort Gibson National Cemetery - Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
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  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)
Intelligence  (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
US Air ForceUnited States Central Command Air Forces (USCENTAF)552nd Operations Group552nd Air Control Wing
  2002-2013, 1A8X2, 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron
  2002-2013, 1A8X2, United States Central Command Air Forces (USCENTAF)
  2002-2013, 1A8X2, 552nd Operations Group
  2002-2013, 1A8X2, 552nd Air Control Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2002-2013 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
E-3 Sentry  MC-12W  King Air 350  
  2002-2008, E-3 Sentry
  2012-2013, MC-12W King Air 350
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, a native of Morehead, and a 12-year veteran of the Air Force, assigned to 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., died April 27, 2013, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft in Afghanistan.

He was an airborne sensor operator and a qualified Air Force air surveillance instructor who had served with distinction. Sgt. Fannin also had worked as an air surveillance technician aboard the Air Force’s highly sophisticated E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) aircraft. Among his honors are the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf Cluster and the Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster.

Born April 9, 1983, in Rowan County, he is survived by his wife, Sonya, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; his mother, Sharri Hamm Jones of Morehead; grandparents, Henry and Fern Hamm of Morehead; other relatives and friends.
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