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Col. Scott West, 27th Fighter Wing commander, makes a donation to the Air Force Assistance Fund on April 4. AFAF program managers Capt. Christine Seinkowski, 27th Comptroller Squadron, and Master Sgt. Fred Cloaninger, 27th Medical Group, stand by ready to accept the check. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower)                             AFAF donations help Airmen, families
Cannon Airmen are slightly ahead of target as they head for the second-half homestretch of this year's Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign. Team Cannon has donated $23,969 so far, 53.2 percent of its goal of $43,031. The AFAF drive raises funds for charitable affiliates that provide support to Air Force Airmen and families in need. One Airman
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2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Staff Sgt. Obed Brown, 27th Component Maintenance Squadron, feeds a dog made stray by a tornado that struck Clovis, N.M., March 23. More than 500 volunteers began restoring Clovis, located 6 miles east of Cannon AFB, after tornadoes swept through the town March 23. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. George Tobias) Airmen for an Afternoon to assist homeowners recovering from tornado
Last weekend, our New Mexico friends and neighbors (including some of our Airmen) suffered significant physical and property damage as a result of Friday's tornado. I was very proud of the way we responded, with kindness and muscle to help our community recover. Saturday, Airmen volunteered to help with the process of discovery in Curry County and
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2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- More than 500 Airmen from Cannon AFB have assisted Clovis, N.M., residents in storm clean up. A tornado hit the town, located six miles east of the base, March 23 leaving homes, property and businesses in ruin. Airmen will continue to assist in clean up efforts on an individual basis through the "Airmen for an Afternoon" program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower) Cannon volunteers give a hand, hope to city in wake of disaster
A tornado tore through Clovis, N.M. at approximately 7:45 p.m., March 23, leaving destruction and devastation in its wake for many Clovis residents. The tornado was one of 13 confirmed tornadoes that thundered across the eastern New Mexico plains that night according to James Kratzer, a meteorologist from the 27th Operations Support Squadron. "We
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2007
2nd Lt. Coulette Swiggert, 27th Component Maintenance Squadron, speaks to children at the Cannon Youth Center on March 14 about the contributions of Susan B. Anthony. Cannon Airmen spoke to the children about significan women in America during  Women's History Month presentations on March 14 and 21. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech Sgt. Scott MacKay)                         Airmen celebrate women's history with Cannon youth

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2007
Col. Valentino Bagnani III, 27th Fighter Wing vice commander, pushes a Guided Bomb Unit - 24 down the Munitions Assembly Conveyor at Beal Air Force Base, Calif., March 20. 

Col. Bagnani was participating in the Air Force Combat Ammunition Center Senior Officer Orientation course. The two-day course provides senior officers an orientation on the concepts and techniques involved in combat munitions planning and production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Scott Haack) Learning the trade

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2007
Information packets containing material about household hazards are being distributed to military family housing residents at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. An Information Fair on March 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Landing will discuss these hazards. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower) Community InfoFair Thursday
Cannon leadership will host an Information Fair for military housing residents from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at The Landing to answer questions and address concerns in response to a letter provided to First Sergeants Wednesday for distribution to their Airmen. The letter, signed by Col. Scott West, 27th Fighter Wing commander, is being distributed to
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Community InfoFair Qs and As
Cannon leadership will meet with military housing residents from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at The Landing for an InfoFair. The following questions and answers are provided about asbestos. Q: What is asbestos? A: Asbestos is a naturally occurring, fibrous silicate minerals used for thermal insulation, chemical and thermal stability. Asbestos
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Cannon begins DoD Anthrax Vaccine Immunization program
The Department of Defense has resumed its mandatory anthrax vaccination policy. On Oct. 12, 2006, the Secretary of Defense approved resumption of a policy requiring mandatory anthrax vaccination for individuals deploying or PCSing to designated high threat areas. On Feb. 16, Air Force officials directed the implementation of this policy for all Air
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2007
Wildfires pose a severe threat to the high plains residents of eastern New Mexico. With windy conditions, fires can spread at a rate of 30-60 miles per hour. If Airmen see a wildfire, they should call 9-1-1 immediately. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. James Nichols) Wildfire season at hand
Spring is almost here, and along with it comes a season of dry and windy conditions. These conditions pose a serious fire threat to all who live in the area. Alone, wildfires are very dangerous. Mixed with dry and windy conditions they can become deadly. The best advice about dealing with wildfires is to stay away from them. Wildfires can look
0 3/15
2007
Default Air Force Logo March 12-16 National Patient Safety Awareness Week
The 27th Medical Group is observing National Patient Safety Awareness Week though March 16. Healthcare organizations across the country are participating in events to promote patient safety. Educational activities will center on educating patients on how to become involved in their own health care, as well as working with healthcare facilities to
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2007
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