Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin
Born: April 9, 1983 in Rowan County, Kentucky
Died: April 27, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin of Morehead, Kentucky died at age 30 near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash. He was assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Fannin was a sensory operator assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron at Tinker. He joined the Air Force in 2001 after graduating from high school in Morehead. During his 11 years of service, he has served as an E-3 air surveillance technician as well as a MC-12 sensor operator. He had three previous deployed tours as an E-3 AWACS Air Surveillance Technician and MC-12 Sensor Operator. He was qualified as an instructor air surveillance technician, and also served with distinction in the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker. Ft Gibson National
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