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The Cannon Tax Office has acheived $971,128 in total refunds this year and has saved its clients more than $70,000. The center assists Airmen, government employees and retirees with free tax preparation. To make an appointment, call 784-7304. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Janet Taylor-Birkey) Cannon Tax Center saves community $70,965 and counting
The Cannon Tax Center has been open a month and has already saved Cannon taxpayers $70,965 as of this week. Those numbers are expected to continue to grow. The center has completed 427 federal tax returns, 606 state returns and has achieved $971,128 in total refunds so far this tax season. The center provides tax preparation to Airmen, government
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2007
Staff Sgt. Sarah Johnson, 523rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, performs a final preflight inspection on an F-16 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., on Feb. 9 before it is reassigned to the Des Moines Iowa Air National Guard. What was once a 16-day transfer process has been whittled to five days after more efficient methods were developed as part of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randi Flaugh) Cannon slims aircraft transfers
Huddled in a small conference room with walls covered in post-it-notes, representatives from Cannon, Air Combat Command and the Air National Guard whittled a 16-day process of transferring Cannon's F-16s down to five. For the past week, these representatives worked as part of the Transfer/Acceptance Inspection Rapid Improvement Event to develop a
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2007
Airman 1st Class Harlyn Johnson, 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron corrosion control at Cannon Air Force Base N. M., sands off the "CC" tail marking from a 523rd Fighter Squadron F-16 jet Feb. 5 to prepare it for its new home. The first two Cannon jets are destined for Des Monines Air Guard Station, Iowa. Though some jets are already gone and others will soon depart, the 27th Fighter Wing remains mission ready. One era ends for F16s, another begins
Cannon's 523rd Fighter Squadron jets are making history by being the first jets to leave Cannon in the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) transition. The first two are destined for Des Moines Air Guard Station, Iowa, said Maj. James Mansard, 27th Operations Group, but for now, Cannon pilots and maintainers are staying here. F-16 aircraft
0 2/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Thrift Savings Plan accounts compromised
According to the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Web site at www.tsp.gov., all servicemembers and Department of the Air Force civilians should be aware of a method used to steal funds from their TSP accounts and to encourage personnel to safeguard online personally identifiable information (PII). In December 2006, the personal computers of several TSP
0 2/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Workforce Investment Act helps civilians/spouses affected by BRAC
Military spouses and civil service civilians affected by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) decision, Reduction in Forces Board (RIF), or those spouses who leave their job to accompany their spouse to a new duty station may be eligible for unemployment insurance, continuing education and/or on the job training to assist them in re-entering the
0 2/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Banking class can save Airmen from becoming fraud victims
The old joke goes, "I can't be out of money: I still have checks," and was obviously spoken by someone who does not manage their bank account very well. Fortunately, Airmen can get help with this important task "This [checking account management class] isn't the most exciting class," said Linda Sapp, Family Readiness Technician with Cannon's Airman
0 2/09
2007
Retired Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Lorraine Potter, the first female chaplain and female chief of chaplains in the Air Force, addressed more than 150 attendees at the annual Prayer Breakfast at Cannon Air Force Base, NM Feb. 2. Mrs. Potter reminded Airmen and civilians at the breakfast that each was unique and "essential to fulfilling the mission of the wing." (Air Force photo/Greg Allen) Breakfast hosts first female chaplain
Introduced by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Robert Gallagher as the first female chaplain in the armed services and the first female chief of chaplains: an officer "with a wise and loving heart of a pastor," retired Maj. Gen. Lorraine Potter addressed more than 150 military members and civilians at the annual Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 1 at The Landing.Her
0 2/08
2007
Tech. Sgt. Ronald Flack, 27th Communications Squadron graphics artist, prepares a display board on Jan. 30 for an upcoming Phase II exercise at Cannon Air Force Base N.M. The graphics career field will soon phase out as multimedia merges with the public affairs career field. (Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Randi Flaugh) Multimedia merger means more work for units
Cannon's Multimedia lab will soon be making a lot of changes in the way they do business. Not only are they facing the transition to Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), they are also looking toward a merger with the Cannon Public Affairs office. Photo support personnel will be retrained into journalism and 100 videographers (Air
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Local notes for Jan. 26
Project CHEER A concert run leaves at 1 p.m. on Feb. 3. to Lubbock, Texas. Bands performing include Three Days Grace and Saliva and will play at The Pavilion. Cost is $40, which includes admission and round trip transportation from the Cannon Community Center. To purchase a ticket, call 784-6381. Project Cheer is designed to create hope, and an
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Sport Shorts Jan. 26
Cannon Lanes 784-2280 Family Bowl-a-Rama -- Bowl two hours with up to six family members on a lane for $12 from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. The p 0rice includes shoes and a pitcher of soda. Lanes assigned from 5 to 7 p.m. Cosmic Family Night -- Bowl for $2 per game from 6 p.m. to midnight Jan. 27. Bowl with the lights over the lanes turned off and
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