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Default Air Force Logo New tax laws, pointers
The 27th Fighter Wing Legal Office will provide free tax help, beginning Jan. 26. To help better prepare Airmen for filing their taxes this year, the Cannon Tax Office has scoured the law for changes since filing last year. Airmen might be interested to know ... Expanded IRA Options for Military Members Members of the military serving in Iraq,
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2007
Airman from Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. enjoy breakfast at the base chapel Jan. 12 in celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The Reverand Maurice Monson addressed the audience following the presentaiton of the colors by the Cannon Honor Guard, the singing of the National Anthem by Mrs. Jacqueline Pinkett-Smith and a hymnal sung by Oscar "O.C." Clear. (Photo by Airman Erik Cardenas)                           Cannon Airmen celebrate Dr. King at breakfast

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2007
The Cannon Tax Office opens Jan. 26 to assist Airmen, government employees and retirees with tax preparation. The tax office is located in the Cannon Law Center, Bldg. 60. To schedule an appointment for this free service, call 784-7304. (U.S. Air Force photo/Janet Taylor-Birkey Tax season kicking off: Center saves money for Cannon filers
Anyone who is closely related to an accountant knows that there are not four, but five seasons in a year: spring, summer, fall, winter, and "tax season." During the other seasons, we accumulate leaves, snow, and mosquito bites. During tax season we accumulate paper. And more paper. Organizing tax-related documents is not just a project for the
0 1/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Key Spouses vital to surviving deployment
She doesn't have children to fill her time while her husband is deployed, but don't be fooled: Betsy Matthies is one busy woman. While her husband, Airman 1st Class Dan Matthies, Cannon Fire Department, is deployed to Southeast Asia for four months, she fills her time with a variety of activities. "I work full-time. I go to school full-time online.
0 1/09
2007
Wayne Higgs, a World War II veteran of Iwo Jima, was inducted into the Cannon  Airman Leadership School's Hall of Heroes during ceremonies Dec. 7 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Mr. Higgs is the 18th veteran to be inducted into the hall, which began as a "Wall" of Heroes in 2004.(Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. April Wickes) Hall of Heroes inducts new servicemember into its ranks
When Wayne Henry Higgs was born in Altamont, Illinois on Jan. 27, 1925, he probably didn't expect to be part of a battle that would be held as a sign of freedom for his nation. His part in securing America's freedom did not go unnoticed by the Cannon Airman Leadership School's Class 2007- B. They inducted Mr. Higgs into the ALS Hall of Heroes on
0 1/09
2007
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- JaKeria and her mother, Keri Williams, hold the quilts made for their family by Operation Homefront Quilters at Cannon. The quilters made seven quilts for the Williams famly in honor of Army Private First Class Satieon "Tee" Greenlee, Keri's brother, who was killed in Iraq in October. Her husband is Senior Airman Andrew Williams, 27th Component Maintenance Squadron, and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM veteran. Quilts help mend memories together
Keri Williams arrived to pick up quilts that represented honor and memory. She knew the quilts were made for surviving family members of those killed in action, but she never expected to receive one of her own. "You can look on TV and see what's happening in the world, but it's never real until it hits home," said Keri. She eyed the quilts with
0 12/18
2006
Master Sgt. Ken Oswald, 27th Fighter Wing Safety, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., displays a check as he stands in from on an F-16 compressor case. Sergeant Oswald received $7,000 on May 4 for improving the procedure for removing the compressor's blade lock, a procedure that prevents future damage and result in saving the Air Force $50,342. He will represent Air Combat Command for the 2006 Air Force Exceptional Innovator Award. (Air Force photo by Greg Allen) Cannon ‘Idea Man’ earns recognition, cash
Master Sgt. Kenneth Oswald, 27th Fighter Wing Safety, will represent Air Combat Command for the 2006 Air Force Exceptional Innovator Award. Sergeant Oswald recommended changing the technical order procedure pertaining to the engine compressor blade lock removal on the F-16 engine. The new procedures prevent future damage to the compressor case when
0 12/15
2006
Airman First Class David Chopik and Master Sgt. Eric Butt,  fold a flag during a special retreat ceremony Dec. 6 in remembrance of Capt. Kermit Evans, the the 27th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive Ordinance Flight commander at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Captain Evans was killed Dec. 3 as a result of a U.S. Marine helicopter emergency water landing near the shore of Lake Qadisiyah in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Airman Chopik is with the 27th CES and acting first sergeant Butt is with the 27th Communications Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Redman) Cannon Airman killed in Iraq
Capt. Kermit Evans, 31, of Hollandale, Miss., was killed Sunday when the Marine CH-46 helicopter he was traveling in was forced to make an emergency water landing near the shore of Lake Qadisiyah in western Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to a U. S. Central Command Air Forces Public Affairs release. Captain Evans was one of 16 military personnel
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Investigation on downed Cannon F-16 begins
Department of Defense officials announced Wednesday the identity of the pilot of a Cannon F-16 Fighting Falcon that crashed Monday during combat operations over Iraq. Maj. Troy Gilbert's duty status was listed as "whereabouts unknown." He is assigned to the 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., and deployed to the 332nd Expeditionary
0 12/01
2006
Clovis radio personalities Duffy Moon (left) and Steve Rooney (right) perform their usual morning show live from Balad Air Base, Iraq, outside the recreation center. Deployed Airmen from the 27th Fighter Wing were given the opportunity to send live holiday greetings back home. In front of them are two footlockers they brought with them containing messages, CDs, DVDs and phone cards donated by members of the local communities. (photo by Staff Sgt. Craig Seals) Operation Thank You: Community shows appreciation to Cannon Airmen
Clovis radio personalities Steve Rooney and Duffy Moon of 107.5 FM traveled to Balad Air Base, Iraq, over the Thanksgiving holiday bringing holiday messages and gifts from home to the deployed members of the 27th Fighter Wing in what they called "Operation Thank You." Operation Thank You was put together as a way for Rooney and Moon to personally
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2006
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