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  • Cannon spouses' clubs award $13,000+ in scholarships

    President John F. Kennedy  said, "our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource." On April 19, the Cannon Enlisted Spouses' Club (ESC) and Cannon Officers' Spouses' Club (OSC) honored 14 students and military spouses in their pursuit of progress in education at the annual
  • Asbestos air sampling to come at Cannon

    A recent change to Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-6001, "Family Housing Management" calls for educating the base populace on the potential risks associated with lead-based paint, mold, radon and asbestos in military family housing (MFH). The possible presence of these environmental hazards was disclosed in writing to each MFH occupant last month,
  • April 20 Sport Shorts

    Cannon Lanes 784-2280 Bowl Over Taxes Tournament -- A $15 entry fee gets bowlers into this tournament from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. More than half of the entry fee goes into the prize fund and special events. Check with the front desk for rules on this tournament. Wednesday Specials -- Students receive discounts from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Bowl
  • April 20 Local Notes

    Project CHEER A Battle of the Bands contest will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the End Zone. Admission is $5 for non-members. Members enter free. All attendees vote for their favorite group. Project Cheer is designed to create hope, and an environment of energy, enthusiasm and recreation for single and unaccompanied Airmen. For more information
  • Airmen hone combat skills

    Building defensive fighting positions, learning hand-to-hand combat skills and completing the mission in a hostile-fire zone are but a few of the combat skills Cannon Airmen learn when preparing for deployment, courtesy of the 27th Security Forces Squadron Expeditionary Combat Skills training. The training prepares Airmen, physically and mentally,
  • AFAF donations help Airmen, families

    Cannon Airmen are slightly ahead of target as they head for the second-half homestretch of this year's Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign. Team Cannon has donated $23,969 so far, 53.2 percent of its goal of $43,031. The AFAF drive raises funds for charitable affiliates that provide support to Air Force Airmen and families in need. One Airman
  • Airmen for an Afternoon to assist homeowners recovering from tornado

    Last weekend, our New Mexico friends and neighbors (including some of our Airmen) suffered significant physical and property damage as a result of Friday's tornado. I was very proud of the way we responded, with kindness and muscle to help our community recover. Saturday, Airmen volunteered to help with the process of discovery in Curry County and
  • Cannon volunteers give a hand, hope to city in wake of disaster

    A tornado tore through Clovis, N.M. at approximately 7:45 p.m., March 23, leaving destruction and devastation in its wake for many Clovis residents. The tornado was one of 13 confirmed tornadoes that thundered across the eastern New Mexico plains that night according to James Kratzer, a meteorologist from the 27th Operations Support Squadron. "We
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