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  • Chapel seminar works to improve couples communication skills

    About 20 Cannon families are better equipped to deal with daily struggles that can affect their marriages and parenting after attending a marriage workshop July 14. The seminar, Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP), is a one day program sponsored by the chapel and directed by Capt. (Chaplain) Don Bridges, a 27th Fighter Wing
  • Air Force officials brief media, public on Cannon's new mission

    William Anderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, Lt. Gen. Michael Wooley, Air Force Special Operations Command commander and Major Gen. Kenneth DeCuir, Air Combat Command vice commander visited Cannon Saturday in order to showcase and highlight the new special operations mission scheduled to come
  • Lt. Gen. Seip new 12th AF commander

    Lt. Gen. Norman Seip assumed command of the 12th Air Force and Air Force Southern today at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. He replaces outgoing commander Lt. General Mark Schmidt who will officially retire Sept. 1. General Seip will command seven active duty wings that include the 27th Fighter Wing at Cannon. The fighter and bomber wings
  • Col. Bagnani new vice wing commander

    Colonel Valentino Bagnani III assumed duties as vice wing commander of the 27th Fighter Wing June 30. He replaces retiring Col. Jeffrey Harrell who retired June 30. Colonel Bagnani arrives from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., where he served as the deputy commander of the 56th Operations Group. He provided leadership and direction for more than 500
  • 2005 Water Quality Report

    The Cannon AFB 2005 Water Quality Report informs water consumers about the source and quality of the base drinking water, and is an annual requirement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Cannon is proud to provide high quality water to the base population that does not exceed any primary regulatory requirements. Fluoride levels in the
  • WWII infantryman inducted into Wall of Heroes

    Perhaps one of the hallmarks of an infantryman who has seen battle, is his easy willingness to admit the fear he experienced. “I was scared to death,” James Brazell readily admits. “If anybody ever tells you they were not scared, [that is not true]” And despite being wounded and afraid, he did what he was trained to do as a Soldier – continue the
  • The battle for your buck -- Programs guide Airmen to financial daylight

    Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series about Airmen and their money.“We have an investment in the Airman. We owe it to them and to the American taxpayer to take care of that investment,” said Linda Sapp, Cannon’s Personal Financial Management program manager and an accredited financial counselor. “[Airmen] can do awesome things
  • The battle for your buck -- Vulnerabilities often result from financial storms

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series about Airmen and their money.While the phrase, “It’s only money” is commonly used, Airmen and other military members may face a special vulnerability when it comes to dealing with their finances. Benefits such as medical and dental care, leave and tuition assistance are helpful to military
  • The battle for your buck -- Easy money often lures Airmen down road to financial nightmares

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series about Airmen and their money) Signing on the dotted line can take on a new significance when “Sign here” is at the end of a payday cash loan application. Charles Brown, a former Airman, who recently separated from the Air Force, likened doing business with payday loan stores to driving down a
  • Forget lions or bears or tigers, watch for bugs, oh my

    Summer fun is finally here, but along with swimming, camping and playing outdoor sports, safety must be the first line of concern in any fun activity. Those at Cannon and surrounding areas need to be particularly aware of black widows, spiders, scorpions, centipedes and fleas, said Master Sgt. Michael Elliot, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape
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