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  • Trees for Troops delivers Christmas joy

    Approximately 200 Christmas trees were given out to Air Commando families through the Trees for Troops program this past week at Outdoor Recreation on base.“This year was the first time in seven years I have been running Outdoor Recreation that we got rid of every single tree,” said John Underhill, Outdoor Recreation director. “It’s pretty special
  • Cannon OSI agents, local police collaborate

    Cannon Office of Special Investigation agents invited local police departments to Cannon, Dec. 8
  • Air Force selects 6 Cannon Chiefs for promotion

    The 27th Special Operations Wing’s Air Commandos celebrated the selection of six Senior Master Sergeants for promotion to Chief Master Sergeant Wednesday.In an Air Force tradition, established chiefs toured the base to congratulate each chief select in turn, inviting them to join in on the celebration that peaked when all present selects reached
  • Cannon welcomes Hercules' power

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft arrived on the flightline of Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, on Nov. 29, 2017, with no intention of leaving. The plane is being absorbed into the 16th Special Operations Squadron’s repertoire to more easily manage pilot training proficiencies, in addition to other positives.“The purpose of gaining the C-130H is to
  • Cannon Airmen help give gift of holiday spirit with charity drive

    Cannon Air Commandos are collecting toys and gifts to donate towards a drive for children for the 2017 holiday season.
  • Changes coming to TRICARE

    TRICARE is expected to make large changes to the healthcare benefit system Airmen, their families and retirees are a part of as soon as the New Year.
  • From playful puppy to protecting Airmen: How the Air Force raises MWD’s

    Candy is a military working dog with six deployments under her collar, and on Nov. 9, she was finally able to rest her paws when she officially retired from duty.
  • A Cannon group commander’s story of survival

    The sound of tire treads rolling over a smooth driveway was the only sound that could be heard on the street Col. John Boudreaux lived when he and his wife, Susi, pulled up to it. Susi shoved the gear shift to “Park.” She couldn’t do it fast enough, and sat back in the seat for a moment. She collected her thoughts as she closed her eyes and let her head fall back into the headrest. Her mind raced faster than her car could.
  • International service members learn with Cannon maintainers

    Foreign allied service members came to Cannon Air Force Base for the base’s first international aircraft maintenance exchange in September. Active duty students from Austria and the Philippines traveled to the 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 17, Cannon’s schoolhouse dedicated to keeping our C-130 maintainers current on their required training
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