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  • From Riverside to runway: An enlisted Airman’s journey to OTS

    Senior Airman Daniel Petrushev, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, will be shipped to Officer Training School this April. It’s the first step in accomplishing his dream of commissioning that began in Riverside, California.
  • Cannon firetruck maintainers keep mission well-oiled

    When fires need to be put out, citizens call firefighters. When firefighters need their vehicles fixed, they call on firetruck maintainers. It’s a chain where one link can affect the rest.
  • EOD aids in searching for remains of pilot

    There are more than 82,000 missing personnel from the United States’ conflicts, from World War II to present day. While it’s the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s mission to provide the fullest possible accounting for these personnel, it wouldn’t be possible without Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians. DPAA heads to the locations where
  • Show Me the Money

    Tax season is upon us! The Internal Revenue Service is expected to begin accepting 2017 tax returns on Jan. 29, 2018, and will accept returns through April 17, 2018.  Here at Cannon, there is a self-service program to help electronically file tax returns and receive assistance from a legal professional.  It is the hope of the Legal Office that in
  • Caring for Commandos

    The men and women of the U.S. Special Operations Command make sacrifices every day to continually provide security for our nation. Their family members act as an extension of that security by directly supporting their military members in their daily lives. It is the goal of the USSOCOM Warrior Care Program to ensure Special Operations Forces
  • Cannon Airmen to receive Distinguished Flying Cross

    Two Cannon Airmen will be awarded the oldest American military aviation award at the 9th Special Operations Squadron Auditorium on base Jan. 5, 2018.Brig. Gen. William G. Holt, Air Force Special Operations Command Director of Operations, will present Capt. Charlotte Raabe and Staff Sgt. Gary Bjerke of the 9th SOS the Distinguished Flying Cross for
  • Disc golf glides to Cannon

    A free 9-hole disc golf course opened in Unity Park at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, December 11th, 2017.  The course is always open to those with their own discs, but free rental discs and maps of the course are available in the Pro Shop located at the Whispering Winds Golf Course on Cannon. The course is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m.
  • You shouldn’t be alone during the holidays

    I don’t use the term “wingman.” I prefer “family.”
  • 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
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