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  • Fireballs' last feast

    The era of the 27th Fighter Wing, Cannon's former host unit, got one step closer to its end Saturday night at the Landing during the 522nd Fighter Squadron's dining out. The Fireballs, who recently returned from an Aerospace Expeditionary Force deployment to Guam, celebrated their rich history in style over the course of the night. Attired in mess
  • AFSA fights for Airmen's rights

    If you're looking to join an organization that works to get pay raises or addresses matters that affect the entire enlisted force, then the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) offers what you need. AFSA, with a combined total of more than 150,000 enlisted members, provides a variety of services for Airmen and goes before Congress to help battle
  • Getting fit to fight

    Being fit to fight goes a lot further than just being a catchy saying and to help people get their fittest, they need not go any further than the base fitness center. Though squadrons have mandated physical training (PT) schedules, there are a variety of other activities that the fitness center offers to people interested in doing more than just
  • Cannon Airman lays claim to fame

    Induction into a hall of fame is an honor for anyone, but to be one of the first inductees into a college's football hall of fame is a special honor in itself. At Belhaven College, home of the Blazers, in Jackson, Miss., one of Cannon's own Air Commandos is soon to be one of the first inductees to college's football hall of fame. Senior Airman
  • Fighting flames with fun

    Burning down the house is not only a song by the Talking Heads, it's also an occurrence one would certainly never want to go through. To avoid ever having that situation Cannon Air Force Base's fire department sponsored Fire Prevention Week last week here, with a variety of activities to increase fire safety awareness and promote prevention. The
  • Fireballs return from Guam

    History was made for the former 27th Fighter Wing as the 522nd Fighter Squadron, or Fireballs, and their Aircraft Maintenance Unit returned from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam last week. The four-month deployment was the last for the Fireballs as they now begin their inactivation process. The official date has not been announced. While

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