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CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- October Diamond Sharp Award winners were congratulated by Col. Tim Leahy, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, at a breakfast on October 21. Receiving awards were (from left) Staff Sgt. Clayton Helling, 712th Maintenance Squadron, Senior Airman Marshe? Greene-Boyd, 27th Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron, Senior Airman John Castle, 27th  Special Operations Support Squadron, Colonel Leahy, and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Reyes, 27th Special Operations Aeromedical Dental Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric Cardenas) 
Diamond Sharp Airmen recognized

0 10/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Getting fit to fight
Being fit to fight goes a lot further than just being a catchy saying and to help people get their fittest, they need not go any further than the base fitness center. Though squadrons have mandated physical training (PT) schedules, there are a variety of other activities that the fitness center offers to people interested in doing more than just
0 10/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Cannon Airman lays claim to fame
Induction into a hall of fame is an honor for anyone, but to be one of the first inductees into a college's football hall of fame is a special honor in itself. At Belhaven College, home of the Blazers, in Jackson, Miss., one of Cannon's own Air Commandos is soon to be one of the first inductees to college's football hall of fame. Senior Airman
0 10/18
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Jake Dylan Quijano, son of Airman 1st Class Gilberto Quijano, 27th Special Operations Aeromedical Dental Squadron, tries on a fireman's suit during fire prevention week. The theme of fire prevention week was have an escape plan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez) Fighting flames with fun
Burning down the house is not only a song by the Talking Heads, it's also an occurrence one would certainly never want to go through. To avoid ever having that situation Cannon Air Force Base's fire department sponsored Fire Prevention Week last week here, with a variety of activities to increase fire safety awareness and promote prevention. The
0 10/16
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Airmen from the 522nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit return to Cannon Air Force Base from their deployment to Guam. The Airmen left a Fighter Wing base and returned to a Special Operations Wing base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez) Fireballs return from Guam
History was made for the former 27th Fighter Wing as the 522nd Fighter Squadron, or Fireballs, and their Aircraft Maintenance Unit returned from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam last week. The four-month deployment was the last for the Fireballs as they now begin their inactivation process. The official date has not been announced. While
0 10/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Have a fire escape plan
 The Cannon fire department is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association and thousands of fire departments across North America to commemorate Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15. This year's theme is "Practice Your Escape Plan". What would you do if you heard your smoke detector going off? How would you get out of your house? Do
0 10/09
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - 2nd Lt. Daniel Griffin, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron, tries to get his hands on the ball during a rugby game. Lieutenant Griffin is playing on the Air Force rugby team in the upcoming Armed Forces 2007 rugby tournament at Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Courtesy photo) Wrath of rugby
The grass feels soft on your face as you lay there peacefully, until, suddenly, someone's cleat-covered foot slowly, but not gently, scrapes down your unprotected side, awakening you to the game you find yourself in. The game is rugby, and it's no flag football. No stranger to that game, 2nd Lt. Daniel Griffin, 27th Special Operations Civil
0 10/09
2007
This stray dog was found in Chavez West housing on Oct. 1.  He's solid black with a red collar and no tags.  He is three to four months old, well behaved, tail clipped and teething.  He is believed to be a terrier.  Please contact Senior Airman Nicole Rankin at 784-7603 or 693-9572.           Stray puppy found in Chavez West housing

0 10/05
2007
Sunny and Shady were abandoned in base housing.  They are in need of an adoptive or foster family.  Please contact Master Sgt. Melissa Santaella at 784-2508 for more information.
Abandoned cats need new home

0 10/05
2007
Blanca was found by a military family near Barry Elementary School. She's received her first set of immunizations and is house broken.  She weighs 20 pounds and is approximately 5-months old.  She loves children and gets along well with other animals.  She's very playful.  Please call Adelaide Huff at 784-2507. 5 month-old house broken stray

0 10/05
2007
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