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  • James gains Special Ops insight at Cannon

    The 27th Special Operations Wing had the honor of hosting Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James May 17 to provide a deeper understanding of the Air Force Special Operations Command mission, and Cannon’s role in providing Special Operations Forces to the warfighter. James is the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force and is responsible for the affairs of
  • 2016 America’s PrepareAthon campaign underway

    September may be National Preparedness Month, but Cannon’s Air Commandos are currently engaged in the 2016 America's PrepareAthon campaign, which will continue through May 28. This six-week campaign is a period of emergency preparedness informational programs that includes short videos, information booths, exercises, and training sessions The base
  • Air Commandos honor Police Week

    National Police week has been celebrated for the last 54 years since President John F. Kennedy declared May 15, Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week it falls in Police Week in 1962.Air Commandos at Cannon Air Force Base are celebrating police officers of the world and the local community who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and those who
  • Cannon honors CCAF graduates

    Members of Team Cannon came out to support 33 fellow Air Commandos as they ceremoniously obtained their Community College of the Air Force degrees May 13. Despite the challenges of working long hours, familial obligations and the high-intensity tempo of Air Force Special Operations Command, 129 Air Commandos went above and beyond this past
  • Building a pride epidemic, premier installation

    How do you build a premier installation like Cannon? You have a pride epidemic that truly spans an entire base. Air Commandos across the 27th Special Operations Wing stepped out of their work centers to demonstrate a pride epidemic for their installation, and worked hard to spruce up the base as part of Wing Beautification Day May 13. From
  • History through the eyes of an Airman

    Leaving behind the sunshine of a too-hot-to-be-10 a.m. high plains morning, Chuck Hager, a longtime Clovis resident and recently retired business owner, sauntered through the heavy double doors of a local coffee house, causing heads throughout the shop to swivel in his direction.Wearing a sky-high cowboy hat and a crisp white button-down tucked
  • New urgent care pilot program for Prime beneficiaries

    To increase access to care, the Defense Department is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE-authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization.The Urgent Care Pilot Program, scheduled to begin May 23, is for:- Active-duty service
  • Confinement section Air Commandos enforce excellence

    When standards of integrity, service and excellence are not maintained, Airmen are may meet with members of the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron’s confinement section.“Confinement is a program that the Air Force uses to house personnel who are convicted in a court martial of punitive articles of the UCMJ, which are articles 77
  • Cannon AFB Air Show promo

    Join us as we celebrate our Ambassadors in Blue! The Cannon Air Show is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 28 and 29, and will feature many aerial demonstrations – including the USAF Thunderbirds and 27th Special Operations Wing capabilities demonstration. The Air Show is free and open to the public, with gates opening both days at 9 a.m. “I
  • Operation KUDOS

    Cannon’s youngest Air Commandos were given the opportunity to participate in the bi-annual event, Kids Understanding Deployment Operations (KUDOS), April 30. The morning-long event was designed to provide children a first-hand view of what their parents go through in order to prepare for a deployment; and similar to real-world military operations,
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