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CANNON AIR FORCE BASE -- Autumn Howell performs the Jingle Dance during the American Indian Heritage dinner on Nov. 13 at The Landing.The performances by the Great American Indian Dancers are headed by Ralph Zotigh and his family, members of the Kiowa tribe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Greg Allen) Cannon celebrates Native American Heritage Month

0 11/19
2007
ALI AIR BASE, Iraq -- Technical Sgt. Steven Lawter pulls up a hose after putting out a simulated fire Nov. 1 during a major accident response exercise. This exercise is designed to test how Airmen will react and the response time of emergency teams to treat the victims and ultimately working together as a team. Sergeant Lawter is assigned to the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron and is deployed from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder) Mass casualty exercise proves practice makes perfect
"Exercise ... Exercise ... Exercise" For any Air Force member exercises are a part of being an expeditionary Airman. The training back home is to prepare you for real-world situations. If you are reading this at a deployed location, you are in the middle of a real-world situation -- the war on terrorism. After last week's joint mass-casualty
0 11/16
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- This male Australian Sheppard needs a good home. He is not neutered and is current on rabies vaccines. He is about a year and a half old and has a gentle, good disposition. This animal and others are in need of new homes due to abandonments or military assignments or deployments. To include your pet in this list, please contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (505) 784-4228 to send a high resolution photo, a description of the animal and your contact information. Please include information such as approximate age, sex, spayed/neutered, and if declawed or microchiped. To have the pet removed from the site, send a cancellation notice. (courtesy photo) Australian Sheppard

0 11/15
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Staff Sgt. Eric Schmidt, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, spends time with World War II veteran Audrey Down at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Down, who is deaf, used a white board and a marker to communicate. Sergeant Schmidt was one of 32 Cannon Airman who traveled to the hospital on Nov. 9 as part of Cannon's Middle Tier organization's community service program. (Air Force photo by Greg Allen) Cannon Airmen give a personal thanks to veterans
Some rode the bus. Others drove their cars. One couple even rode their motorcycle. Though their modes of transportation differed, they all arrived 90 miles later at the Veterans Hospital in Amarillo, Texas with a singular purpose - to honor veterans. The 32 Cannon Airmen made the trip on Nov. 9, said Staff Sgt. Naomi Brown, 27th Special Operations
0 11/14
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Airman 1st Class Bryan Karason, 27th Special Operations Mission Support Squadron, assists Airman 1st Class Marc Hightower, 27th Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron, who is picking up his meals for his Meals on Wheels route. The Cannon Junior Enlisted Council volunteered one week a month to deliver meals for the local Clovis Meals on Wheels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Elliott Sprehe) Airmen serve up support
Some Airmen take for granted the food allowance given to them, whether it's a meal card or basic allowance for subsistence, so for them to give back to those in need shows the support servicemembers have for their local communities. The Cannon Junior Enlisted Council, or CJEC, began a commitment to spend one week a month delivering meals for the
0 11/13
2007
Rachel Wood, a student at nearby Ranchvale Elementary School, salutes the white table, symbolic of all servicemembers who lost their lives in battle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Elliott Sprehe) Students learn meaning of Veterans Day
Veterans Day, as Cannon Airmen took a well-deserved day off, Ranchvale Elementary School students held a ceremony to honor America's veterans.Many parents of the children attended the White Table Ceremony as Rachel Wood read the story "America's White Table", written by Margot Theis Raven and illustrated by Mike Benny. In the story, Kati, 10,
0 11/13
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron team tries to block a kick by 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron during the intramural flag football championship game. SOCES won the game in overtime. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez) Sports -- Overtime win makes SOCES 2007 football champs
The 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron intramural football team barely skated by the 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron, winning in overtime with a score of 36-36 to become the 2007 Cannon Intramural Flag Football champions. "It wasn't about if were going to win, it was about how," said SOCES player Jonathan
0 11/09
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. ? Stop signs will replace the flashing lights at Arcadia and Torch streets beginning Nov. 15. A study by base safety, engineering and fire department officials determined that the flashing lights confused some drivers when fire trucks from the nearby fire department rolled to a call and posed a potential safety hazard as well. Drivers must pull over and yield to all emergency response vehicles they are responding to a call with lights and sirens flashing. (Air Force photo by Greg Allen) Stop signs to replace flashing lights

0 11/07
2007
Call today to celebrate Native American Heritage Month at a dinner Nov. 15 at The Landing (courtesy graphic) Celebrating Warriors - Past and Present

0 11/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Finance operations undergoing biggest change in its history
The Air Force is transforming its Financial Management (FM) operations in the largest change in AF FM's 60-year history and for Airmen at Cannon, the changes begin Dec. 14. The changes will provide more effective and efficient finance operations by consolidating the processing operations currently provided by 93 separate active and reserve base
0 11/06
2007
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