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U.S. Air Force Col. Ben Maitre, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, cuts a ceremonial ribbon with Capt. Rex Peacock, 27th Special Operations Air Operations Squadron, and his wife in front of the couple’s new home Dec. 3, 2015, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Balfour Beatty Communities held the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of their first new company grade officer houses on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) CGO neighborhood nearing completion
In a continued effort to providing quality living for Air Commandos and their families, Balfour Beatty Communities is moving quickly to finalize company grade officer housing. Members of the 27th Special Operations Wing gathered on Anaconda Loop to watch Capt. Rex Peacock, 27th Special Operations Air Operations Squadron, eagerly cut the ribbon on
0 12/07
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi) Joy, fellowship at Cannon Holiday Parade
Air Commandos kicked off December with the first of three local parades emphasizing Air Force Family, holiday cheer and creativity Wednesday. The 25-float procession featured themes from favorite children’s movies to tacky sweaters, with the 27th Special Operations Medical Group, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, and 43rd
0 12/04
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Taking care of dependents during deployments
Spending the holiday season away from family is no easy feat, and it is a struggle military members know all too well. But when service members are given orders to deploy or go TDY, they are not the only ones who endure that struggle; that is when Cannon’s Airman & Family Readiness Center steps in to take care of spouses and little ones missing
0 12/04
2015
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Time for TRICARE beneficiaries to move maintenance drugs out of retail
This December, TRICARE beneficiaries can take action to avoid paying more for some prescription drugs. If you fill a prescription for a select brand name maintenance drug at a retail pharmacy, you may need to move your prescription to either a military pharmacy or TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery. If not, you may have to pay full cost of your
0 12/03
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) What the ADA Accepted Seal means for you
Have you ever wondered if your dental products do what they claim they do? Whether it is a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss or mouth rinse, it is important to look for a little square symbol imprinted with the “ADA Accepted” seal right on the dental product. By looking for this symbol, you can rest easy knowing you are choosing a quality-assured
0 12/02
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Youth Center provides teens creative outlet
We have all heard it from our children before: "Mom, dad, there is nothing to do!" Perhaps you have even said it yourself. Before you start to look outside the Cannon Air Force Base area for something to do, maybe you should try looking at some of the amazing facilities that are conveniently located on base. Because, guess what? The base Youth
0 11/30
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi) Son Tay Raiders share memories with Air Commandos
Editor's Note: This article is the third in a series examining Air Force Special Operations Command’s role in the Son Tay Raid, one of the most complex and dangerous missions in the Vietnam War.Cannon Air Force Base honored nine Son Tay Raiders in a series of events here Friday focusing on the link between the 1970 prisoner of war rescue attempt
0 11/25
2015
Samantha Lewis, widow of the late Staff Sgt. Jordan Lewis, tightly hugs a folded flag while sharing her story of loss during the second Storytellers Nov. 19, 2015, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Lewis recounted Jordan’s passing, who tragically lost his life during a training accident at Melrose Air Force Range May 11, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Second Storytellers hits emotional chord
According to statistics from the Air Force Personnel Center, there are currently over 307,000 Airmen serving on active duty as of Sept. 30. Arguably, each and every one of those Airmen has a unique and often powerful story to share. But what if we were able to sit and listen to those stories? What insight would we stand to gain? And more
0 11/25
2015
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz) Here for a reason: Spouse’s talent takes her to unexpected places
Editor’s Note: This article is the fourth in a series highlighting exceptional members of the Air Force family in honor of Military Family Appreciation Month.Standing 6 feet 2 inches tall and sporting a European accent most can’t quite place, Natasha Lavor is a unique find in Clovis.Acquaintances likely know the Clovis High School Spanish teacher
0 11/25
2015
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Shelby Kay-Fantozzi) Texas Tech game brings community and Air Commandos together
In a gesture denoting the strong relationship between Cannon and community partners in New Mexico and West Texas, the Texas Tech University athletics department invited Air Commandos to join them for their “Celebrate America” military and first responder appreciation game Nov. 14.“This is our way of recognizing that Cannon is important to Texas
0 11/20
2015
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