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  • Enjoy the 4th - safely

    The American traditions of camping, cookouts, and of course fireworks celebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the Fourth of July. However, each of these activities can turn from a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children or adults are injured. The 27th Fighter Wing Safety Office is providing some common sense
  • Cannon athletes vie for triathlon honors

    Swimming 500 meters, riding a bike for 10 kilometers, then running five more probably would not be considered the ideal weekend activity for most people. For nine hardcore athletes, that was just what the doctor ordered on June 23, however, as the 27th Services Squadron held its annual mini-triathlon. "It's to try and get people active," said Staff
  • Golfers compete for hole-in-one prizes

     The Fathers Day golf tournament is one of the larger golf tournaments the Whispering Winds Golf Course sponsors during the year. With the help of Services marketing securing commercial sponsorship hole-in-one prizes, this year's event was another huge success. Hamilton Big Country Truck Center sponsored a 2007 Pontiac G6-Coupe for a hole-in-one on
  • Community events - June 26

    AFSA wants your 'stuff' Are you cleaning out your garage? Need a new home for all the items you don't use anymore? Air Force Sergeants Association wants useable donations that are in good condition to raise funds at next month's AFSA chapter 1255 garage sale. To arrange for drop off or pick up of donations, contact Tech. Sgt. Vanessa King at
  • New commander for 27th MOS

    Maj. John Johnson takes command of the 27th Maintenance Operation Squadron in a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. on June 29 at Hangar 133. He replaces Maj. David Nicholson whose next assignment will be at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Maj. Johnson is a prior enlisted Marine who accepted an inter-service transfer to the Air Force. He graduated from
  • Cadets experience Air Force enlisted, NCO world

    Thirty Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets repainted a plane, worked at 27th Fighter Wing squadrons and practiced marksmanship skills here as they became familiar with how the Air Force enlisted and NCO Airmen takes care of business. The cadets participated in the portion of the Operation Air Force program that provides freshman and
  • Community News - June 19

    AFSA wants your 'stuff' Are you cleaning out your garage? Need a new home for all the items you don't use anymore? Air Force Sergeants Association wants useable donations that are in good condition to raise funds at next month's AFSA chapter 1255 garage sale. To arrange for drop off or pick up of donations, contact Tech. Sgt. Vanessa King at
  • Cannon hosts Pioneer Airfest

    Cannon Air Force Base was the host of nine wings here, including our 27th Fighter Wing, on June 8 for the Pioneer Airfest. The Airfest was a friendly, two-part competition between wings from across the 12th Air Force as well as the 1st Special Operations Wing out of Hurlburt Field, Fla. The event was held in conjunction with Pioneer Days in Clovis,
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