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  • Weapons readiness key to Air Force success

    Fly, fight and win. This is only a small portion of the new Airman's Creed and without being able to fight, how would the world's greatest Air Force be able to win? To be able to fight, munitions accountability is paramount to success and the 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron's munitions flight knows all about that. To make sure Cannon is
  • Base chapel hosts program for children

    If parents are looking for a healthy after-school activity for their children or just a chance to do some volunteer work, the base chapel might have just what they're looking for. The AWANAs program, or Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed, is a weekly event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and features a variety of activities to occupy a
  • AAFES announces new hours of operation

    Beginning October 1, the Cannon Base Exchange will be changing its hours of operations. The new hours will be Monday though Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Cannon Shoppette will also be changing its hours beginning October 1. The new hours will be Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and
  • Powerlifting keeps Airmen fit

    Fitness is a major part of the 'Whole Airman' concept that is paramount in an ever changing Air Force. Time in the gym is a part of the duty day that is incorporated by all duty sections to help refine the 'Warrior Airmen' of today.With the challenge to stay in shape and be prepared physically and mentally, two Cannon Airmen use power lifting as a
  • Mending hearts

    The hands of the woman delicately guided needle and thread as it punctured the cloth, only to reverse the process to bring it through the other side once more. She repeated each step with care and grace. In another part of the room, people sewed patches onto quilts, each one a remembrance of a fallen Soldier, Marine, Airman or Sailor. Operation
  • Texans target Cannon pilots

    A couple of Texans rode into New Mexico last week, looking for a few good pilots. Two instructor pilots and their T -6A Texan II trainers from the 12th Flying Training Wing at Randolph AFB, Texas, visited here Aug. 23-24 to provide orientation flights to 27th Fighter Wing pilots. The goal, according to Maj. Tommy Hudnall from Randolph's 559th
  • 524th Fighter Squadron puts its colors on hold

    More than 66 years of history were put on hold as the 524th Fighter Squadron, 'Hounds of Heaven,' inactivated here during a ceremony at The Landing on Aug. 30. At exactly 5:24 p.m., Capt. Jason Bell, the 524 FS flight commander, roared, "Hounds of Heaven!," from a microphone at a podium and the crowd responded with "Dogs of War!," for the final
  • DJs go to Guam to thank Cannon Airmen again

    Two radio personalities from New Mexico came to Guam bearing greetings, letters and gifts from families and friends to say "thanks again" to Airmen of the 522nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deployed here from Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The two disc jockeys, Steve Rooney and Duffy Moon, of the Rooney and Moon morning show, came to share the pride

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