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Default Air Force Logo Some AF Reserve bonuses now $15,000
“One weekend a month, two weeks a year.” We’ve all seen or heard the slogan for the Air Force Reserve on the television, radio and Internet. What many may not know is that the Reserve has increased the maximum enlistment bonuses from $8,000 to $15,000 for selected Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). These bonuses vary from place to place and depend
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Sports - 2006 Intramural Golf League in full swing
Cannon golfers teed off for the first major event of the 2006 golf season March 18 resulting in the lowest nine medalists representing the Cannon Varsity Golf Team. The two-day competition’s first round ended with Ed Armijo in the lead with a 72 and Scott Hanna applying pressure with a 75 in the championship flight. Jim Leiberick held a 77 and Dirk
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Cannon Airman charged
Criminal charges were preferred against Airman First Class Edward M. Novak for the October 2004 death of his wife, Kimberly S. Novak, in their home on Cannon Air Force Base. Airman Novak, 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was charged with murder and child abuse. The next stage of the military justice process is a pretrial investigation
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Article 15s
An airman from the 27th Aeromedical Dental Squadron received a suspended reduction to airman basic and 14 days extra duty for dereliction of duty by negligently failing to check the patient schedule and prepare for an appointment. A senior airman from the 27th Civil Engineer Squadron received 15 days extra duty and a reprimand for going from his
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Sports - Softball tryouts kick off season
Women’s varsity softball is back in full swing. The team has been resting up from last year’s Fall Ball season and reorganized with tryouts over the past two weeks. The Cannon team was seen as a powerhouse during the 1996-1999 seasons, but there was no team for the 2000-2002 seasons. The team has been rebuilding since the return of the sponsorship,
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- MSS/CPTS’ Rich Mahaney tries to shoot over the outstretched arm of OG/OSS’ Adam Aviles to increase the score of his team’s 51-36 victory Monday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas Trower) Sports - Intramural basketball season draws to a close
Nobody said that losers couldn’t be winners in the intramural basketball action Monday. OG/OSS previously lost against SFS, 73-72, and MSS/CPTS lost to CES, 50-40, but both teams kept pushing for the championship and MSS came out on top, trumping OG, 51-39. MSS filled the sideline chairs with enough players to make a league of their own, while OG
0 3/16
2006
Default Air Force Logo Celebrating National Nutrition Month, St. Patrick’s Day with ‘greens’
Top of the mornin’ to ye! March is National Nutrition Month, which promotes the importance of healthy eating and good nutrition. As St. Patrick’s Day arrives, people should take a look at putting some “green” in their diet. Not everyone knows the benefits of adding vegetables, the nutritional powerhouses, to their meal plans. Health professionals
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Jake Madril, 27th Civil Engineer Squadron, explains how oily rags are run through a centrifuge. The oil is sold and the rag is reused, saving Cannon money and reducing pollution. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janet Taylor-Birkey) Cannon engineers walk the trash talk for award
The men and women working at the 27th Civil Engineer Squadron like talking trash. After all, talking about trash, along with doing their best to get rid of it, has garnered this squadron and Cannon the impressive Green Zia award for the past five years. This meant diverting more than 7,000 tons of recyclable or reusable materials away from the
0 3/16
2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- First Lt. Megan Hall and Tech. Sgt. Paul Killgallon, 27th Security Forces Squadron, were Air Force Level Security Forces Award winners. Both will travel to Lackland Air Force Base, Texas in April to receive their awards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janey Taylor-Birkey) 27th SFS Airmen cop top honors
Many compete, but few are chosen. And even fewer can be called the best. But, 1st Lt. Megan Hall and Tech. Sgt. Paul Killgallon, both from the 27th Security Forces Squadron, have earned the right to be called the best. Winning the Air Force level awards of Outstanding Security Forces Company Grade Officer of the Year and Outstanding Security Forces
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Lt. Gen. Randall Schmidt, 12th Air Force commander, presents Col. Scott West the 27th Fighter Wing guidon in a change of command ceremony Monday in Hangar 208. Colonel West is the former vice commander of the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany and is a command pilot with more than 2,400 flying hours. Legendary 27th Fighter Wing receives new leadership
Col. Scott West assumed command of the 27th Fighter Wing from Col. John Posner here on Monday. Colonel West, previous vice commander of the 52nd FW at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, received the guidon, marking the official transfer of command, from Lt. Gen. Randall Schmidt, commander of the 12th Air Force, in a ceremony attended by his wife, Jane
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2006
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