Candlelight Vigil Scheduled for Fallen Cannon Air Force Airmen Tonight

There will be a community wide candlelight vigil on tonight at 7:30 p.m. to honor 33-year-old pilot Capt. Andrew Becker, 29-year-old combat systems officer Capt. Kenneth Dalga, and 26-year-old co-pilot 1st Lt. Frederick Dellecker, the three Cannon Air Force Base airmen who died last week in a training accident.

The candlelight vigil will be held at 7th Street and Main Street in front of the Curry County Courthouse.

Local community leaders and area clergy will lead the community candlelight vigil.

The community is encouraged to bring flags and banners/signs with the #CannonStrong campaign.

For more information or to volunteer to help, please contact Ernie Kos at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber at (575) 763-3435 or

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