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(U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz) Dead Airman in Clovis identified
  A 27th Special Operations Wing Airman who was found dead in his Clovis home July 6 has been identified.Senior Airman William J. Boyd, 27, of Jackson, Miss., was found by one of his roommates Tuesday afternoon.“This tragedy comes as a shock,” said Col. Ben Maitre, the base commander. “Every member of this elite unit is a critical part of our Air
0 7/08
2016
(U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Bittersweet: Limits of the Lemon Law, becoming a better car buyer
Editor’s note: This article is not intended to be legal advice. It is an informational.Car buying is one of the recent topics more frequently experienced among legal assistance appointments at Cannon. We live in a community with its fair share of automobile dealerships as well as easily accessible markets just across the state line in Amarillo and
0 7/07
2016
Stephen Herrera, Air Force Special Operations Command executive director, receives a tour of aircraft on the flight line June 27, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Herrera is the first executive director of AFSOC. He hosted two civilian all-calls to discuss important topics and explain the new position. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams) AFSOC Executive Director visits Cannon
Stephen Herrera, Air Force Special Operations Command executive director, visited Cannon Air Force Base for a first-hand look at the mission and the Airmen and civilians who accomplish it, June 27-28, 2016. Herrera is the first executive director for AFSOC, a position which includes supporting the AFSOC commander as the senior civilian contact for
0 7/05
2016
(U.S. Air Force Graphic/Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi) Cannon surpasses standards in 2015 drinking water quality report
Col. Ben Maitre, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, is pleased to present the 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report. The bioenvironmental engineering technicians of the 27th Special Operations Medical Group strive to provide high-quality, safe and reliable drinking water to Air Commandos, their families and guests. The annual Water Quality Report
0 6/30
2016
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Connor Brush, 33rd Special Operations Squadron MQ-9 sensor operator, receives the Top III Hard Charger award from Col. Ben Maitre, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Scott Samdahl, 27th SOW command chief, May 12, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Brush was nominated and selected for his unmatched professionalism, success in job performance, and for breaking various records within the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chip Slack) Hitting the ground running
Getting to a new duty location can be a stressful event for Airmen of any rank. For some First Term Airmen, the time it takes to get acclimated to the active-duty Air Force can be quite lengthy. However, for Airman 1st Class Conner Brush, 33rd Special Operations Squadron MQ-9 sensor operator, acclimating to his new life at Cannon has been seamless.
0 6/29
2016
(Courtesy photo) Blended retirement system training now available
Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card -- to include family members -- via an
0 6/27
2016
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel Martinez) A shining star
“We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a Thousand Points of Light…we all have something to give," said Former United States President George H. W. Bush, during his 1989 inaugural address.And one Air Commando here found her higher purpose – and that was to volunteer.
0 6/24
2016
. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Wing to adopt Green Dot initiative
The 27th Special Operations Wing recently announced its plans to implement the Green Dot violence-prevention initiative into its sexual assault prevention and response program in the coming year.Green Dot prepares organizations to implement a strategy of violence prevention that reduces power-based interpersonal violence, including sexual violence,
0 6/22
2016
(Courtesy photo) LGBT Pride Month: Celebrating Inclusion
Diversity is one of our nation’s greatest attributes. June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month; this is a time to celebrate our diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equality. The dedication and contributions of our LGBT members have had immeasurable impact on National Security and the Department of Defense. June
0 6/20
2016
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Treven Cannon) Master sergeant stays vigilant with the Civil Air Patrol
As the sun peaks above the horizon and paints the sky gold on a perfect Saturday morning, Master Sgt. Armando Carrion, 551st Special Operations Squadron linguist schoolhouse superintendent, is sipping his coffee and checking the current weather patterns on his tablet. Soon he will unlock the hangar door, and pull out the boldly colored red, white
0 6/15
2016
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