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SSGT Daniel N. Fannin
Birth: Apr. 9, 1983
Rowan County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 2013
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, Ky. He was assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. He died April 27, 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. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, a native of Morehead, Kentucky, and a 12-year veteran of the Air Force, assigned to 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, 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, Kentucky, he is survived by his wife, Sonya, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, his mother, Sharri Hamm Jones of Morehead, Kentucky; grandparents, Henry and Fern Hamm of Morehead, Kentucky; other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Morehead First Church of God, 576 Sunset Lane, Morehead, with a memorial service immediately following at 7 p.m. Interment will take place in Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Morehead American Legion Post 126 Building Fund, Post Office Box 58, Morehead, KY 40351. 
 
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Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Fort Gibson
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Apr 28, 2013
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SSG. U.S. Air Force. Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). 552nd Operations Support Squadron. Bronze Star Medal. Air Medal w/Two OLC. My respects Sir.
- Mike Endress--Alabama-USA
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016
Angel Day Blessings.
- Mike Endress--Alabama-USA
 Added: Apr. 27, 2014

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