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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
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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
Default Air Force Logo National Nutrition Month promotes nutrition, physical activity
March is National Nutrition Month, which promotes the importance of good nutrition. Studies have shown that people who learn to eat healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle are more likely to remain physically fit later in their life. This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Step Up to Nutrition and Health.” Healthy eating allows people to get
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Base Exchange returns earnings to Airmen
Cannon’s Base Exchange (BX), a division of Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), wants to be the first choice shopping option for active duty military, their families and retirees, all of whom make up 70 percent of the AAFES customer base, said Nicola Carter, BX general manager. Competitive pricing through the “We Match It” program is one
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Cannon's chief master sergeants render a final salute to honor Ernest O. "Doc" Stewart, to conclude a memorial service at the base chapel March 2. Mr. Stewart, 81, an honorary chief master sergeant and lifelong supporter of Cannon Airmen and their families, died Feb. 27. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. April Wickes) Base renders honors to lifelong supporter
Men and women of Cannon Air Force Base gathered with family members and military dignitaries from around the world March 2 to commemorate the life of Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, 81, who died Feb. 27. A man described as having a global impact, Doc worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for Cannon Airmen and their families. “We have lost a
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Early in the second half, SFS’ Rashaud Blair flies past three CMS players to give his team an 11-point lead. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas Trower)
Sports - SFS roadblocks opponent’s win
After a calm and steady first half, one of Tuesday’s games ran into overtime and ended in a bang. SFS lost their first-half momentum, allowing CMS to catch up and force the game into overtime. After a significant amount of persistence, however, SFS was able to regain a seven-point lead and win the game in overtime 57-50. The game started out slow,
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2006
PENTAGON (AFPN) -- Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John D.W. Corley presents Ernest O. Stewart with the Air Force's nomination for the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award during a ceremony here Jan. 23. Established in 1996, the award honors an individual or organization demonstrating exceptional patriotism and humanitarian concern for members of the U.S. armed forces or their families. Each service branch annually submits nominees. Mr. Stewart, the Air Force's 2005 nominee for the award, is an active civic leader for Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., and has supported the Air Force more than 50 years. The Fisher House Foundation annually supports more than 8,500 military families of unexpected illness, disease or injury. (U.S. Air Force photo Ron Hall) Cannon loses great friend, staunch supporter
Cannon Air Force Base bids farewell to long-time friend, Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, 81, who died Monday from pulmonary failure. Three memorial services will commemorate the life of Doc Stewart. The first was held at the chapel at Cannon Thursday morning. Family and friends gathered for a funeral service at Central Baptist Church in Clovis later in
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2006
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- CS' Fumisho Bass snatches the rebound from CES early in the first half. Bass pulled off 14 points to tie as his team's lead scorer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas Trower) Fitness center calms down for final game of day
Tuesday night was a rowdy night for the Cannon Fitness Center. The first two intramural basketball games ran into overtime and the third game sent someone to the hospital. Luckily for the sanity of the officials, the final game of the night was relatively calm. The two bottom teams in the National Division, CS and CES came to try and stay out of
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2006
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