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CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Children sprint for the pile of candy dropped from a kite during the 4th Annuall Kite Karnival at Cannon April 27. According to Community Center officials, more than 1,300 children and adults from the base and local communities attended  the festivites. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower)                   Karnival Kites soar above Cannon
April was National Kite Month and Cannon celebrated it April 28 at Doc Stewart Park with its 4th Annual Kite Karnival for children and adults from the base and the communityAn estimated crowd of more than 1,300 people enjoyed the festivities that included flying, kite making, carnival rides and exhibits. They also enjoyed traditional carnival-style
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2007
The Officers Spouses and Enlisted Spouses clubs awarded more than $13,000 in scholarships to students April 19. Front row: Angela Minear OSC co-chair, Erin Bailey, Kelsey Ashmore, Iris Grooms and Christine Caldwell. Back row: Eli Godwin, Jayme Nauman, Col. Scott West, 27th Fighter Wing commander, Chief Master Sgt. Allen Millinac, 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Bonnie Gillespie. (Courtesy photo) Cannon spouses' clubs award $13,000+ in scholarships
President John F. Kennedy  said, "our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource." On April 19, the Cannon Enlisted Spouses' Club (ESC) and Cannon Officers' Spouses' Club (OSC) honored 14 students and military spouses in their pursuit of progress in education at the annual
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2007
The Air Force chief of staff, Gen. T. Michael Mosely, introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that define the roles of Airmen and instills pride as Airmen support and defend the nation. (Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower) The Airman's Creed

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2007
Raw Asbestos (courtesy photo) Asbestos air sampling to come at Cannon
A recent change to Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-6001, "Family Housing Management" calls for educating the base populace on the potential risks associated with lead-based paint, mold, radon and asbestos in military family housing (MFH). The possible presence of these environmental hazards was disclosed in writing to each MFH occupant last month,
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2007
Default Air Force Logo April 20 Sport Shorts
Cannon Lanes 784-2280 Bowl Over Taxes Tournament -- A $15 entry fee gets bowlers into this tournament from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. More than half of the entry fee goes into the prize fund and special events. Check with the front desk for rules on this tournament. Wednesday Specials -- Students receive discounts from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Bowl
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Default Air Force Logo April 20 Local Notes
Project CHEER A Battle of the Bands contest will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the End Zone. Admission is $5 for non-members. Members enter free. All attendees vote for their favorite group. Project Cheer is designed to create hope, and an environment of energy, enthusiasm and recreation for single and unaccompanied Airmen. For more information
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Tina Bryant, 27th Operations Support Squadron at Cannon Air Force, N.M., attacks an enemy bunker during Expeditionary Combat Skills training April 5-6. The two-day course is mandatory for Airmen deploying to the Central Air Force area of responsiblity. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather Redman) Airmen hone combat skills
Building defensive fighting positions, learning hand-to-hand combat skills and completing the mission in a hostile-fire zone are but a few of the combat skills Cannon Airmen learn when preparing for deployment, courtesy of the 27th Security Forces Squadron Expeditionary Combat Skills training. The training prepares Airmen, physically and mentally,
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2007
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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