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Default Air Force Logo Domestic violence undermines readiness
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. There are displays promoting domestic violence prevention located through out the base. As one walks into the Medical Clinic, pictures hang in the atrium that were drawn by our children at the Child Development Center, depicting the prevention of domestic violence. One drawing stands out; it is a heart
0 10/27
2006
Default Air Force Logo Celebrate a healthy Halloween
With Halloween on Tuesday and the aisles of the grocery store lined with individually-wrapped candy, it is not surprising that this time of year is one of the most profitable for the candy industry, nor is it that one-third of American children and adolescents are either obese, overweight or becoming obese. According to the Robert Wood Johnson
0 10/27
2006
Default Air Force Logo 27th SFS Airmen train with Soldiers for Iraq duty
Two hours of dry runs are over. Collective focus and stress levels rise as Fort Lewis Range 26 goes hot; the next assault would be live-fire. A fire team forms a four-man stack and moves to a building under the cover of smoke. Hand signals establish who would lead the assault, who would cover and who would breech. A shoulder pat gives the silent
0 10/27
2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Capt. Kristin Hubbard, a pilot with the 522nd Fighter Squadron, speaks with Steve Rooney, a local radio personality on 107.5 FM, during a live broadcast on Oct 5. Captain Hubbard and other  522 Airmen spoke about their career fields and military experiences. Talk show hosts Rooney and Duffy Moon visit Cannon regularly for an early morning show about Airmen and base activities. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Randi Rickards)
Local radio tell Cannon story

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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Squadrons from across the base formed teams to compete in the 2006 Fire Muster Oct. 13 at Unity Park. This Airman is pounding on the sled while competing in the obstacle course. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Erik Cardenas) Fire Muster 2006 competition gets fierce

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2006
Default Air Force Logo Kids and colds - Treat the symptoms and start the waiting game
The vast majority of cold-like illnesses in children are caused by viruses. The good news is these viruses almost always resolve on their own, due to the body's immune system. The bad news is there is little anyone can do to speed the recovery. All anyone can usually do is treat the symptoms and wait. Typical symptoms of an upper respiratory virus
0 10/20
2006
Default Air Force Logo Youth receives award for community service
Victoria Adams, 15, is this year's Youth of the Year award for the Cannon Youth Center. Victoria has developed a reputation for excellence and having a servant's heart. Whether she is holding office as a member of Clovis High School's student council or being listed on the National Honor Roll, her accomplishments don't end there. She led her peers
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- “The class was fun just hearing the dads with kids talk about how much fun kids can be. Just other little stuff, like it doesn’t matter how much money you make your kids are always going to remember the time that you spent with them,” said Senior Airman Dale Cook, 27th Logistics Readiness Squadron, at a fathers parenting class Oct. 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Scott Mackay)
Dads take baby steps toward learning the basics
Nine male Airmen were racing to the finish with fierce competition Oct. 13. That is when they were not laughing and asking, "How do I do this again?" The Airmen spent the day at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center learning skills that may not be of first nature to them: they were learning the basics of being first-time dads. The fierce
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Sports -- Club championship finishes up golf course season
The Whispering Winds Golf Course Club Championship, the last major golf tournament of the season, was held on Sept. 15 and 16, with thirty-seven golfers competing for prizes and gift certificates. The player in the Championship Flight, who shot the lowest two-day gross score, was crowned the 2006 Club Champion. Brian Hollandsworth played two solid
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Capt. Ryan “Rock” Wartman, left, and Capt. Steven “Amp” Frodsham, 522nd Fighter Squadron pilots, talk Oct. 13 after Captain Frodsham's fini flight – his last at Cannon. Captain Frodsham is the Air Combat Command Instructor Pilot of the Year for 2005 and is heading to Langley Air Force Base, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Tiffany Curbeam) Cannon pilot earns ACC flying instructor honors
As a boy, Steven Frodsham was captivated by the model planes his dad displayed in their home. "My father transferred his love of flying to me," said Steven. "He had a bunch of model airplanes in the house and he just always loved military aircraft and aircraft in general, and would take me to air shows all the time." But one of his defining moments
0 10/19
2006
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