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  • Sports - Intramural basketball season draws to a close

    Nobody said that losers couldn’t be winners in the intramural basketball action Monday. OG/OSS previously lost against SFS, 73-72, and MSS/CPTS lost to CES, 50-40, but both teams kept pushing for the championship and MSS came out on top, trumping OG, 51-39. MSS filled the sideline chairs with enough players to make a league of their own, while OG
  • Celebrating National Nutrition Month, St. Patrick’s Day with ‘greens’

    Top of the mornin’ to ye! March is National Nutrition Month, which promotes the importance of healthy eating and good nutrition. As St. Patrick’s Day arrives, people should take a look at putting some “green” in their diet. Not everyone knows the benefits of adding vegetables, the nutritional powerhouses, to their meal plans. Health professionals
  • Cannon engineers walk the trash talk for award

    The men and women working at the 27th Civil Engineer Squadron like talking trash. After all, talking about trash, along with doing their best to get rid of it, has garnered this squadron and Cannon the impressive Green Zia award for the past five years. This meant diverting more than 7,000 tons of recyclable or reusable materials away from the
  • 27th SFS Airmen cop top honors

    Many compete, but few are chosen. And even fewer can be called the best. But, 1st Lt. Megan Hall and Tech. Sgt. Paul Killgallon, both from the 27th Security Forces Squadron, have earned the right to be called the best. Winning the Air Force level awards of Outstanding Security Forces Company Grade Officer of the Year and Outstanding Security Forces
  • Legendary 27th Fighter Wing receives new leadership

    Col. Scott West assumed command of the 27th Fighter Wing from Col. John Posner here on Monday. Colonel West, previous vice commander of the 52nd FW at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, received the guidon, marking the official transfer of command, from Lt. Gen. Randall Schmidt, commander of the 12th Air Force, in a ceremony attended by his wife, Jane
  • National Nutrition Month promotes nutrition, physical activity

    March is National Nutrition Month, which promotes the importance of good nutrition. Studies have shown that people who learn to eat healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle are more likely to remain physically fit later in their life. This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Step Up to Nutrition and Health.” Healthy eating allows people to get
  • Base Exchange returns earnings to Airmen

    Cannon’s Base Exchange (BX), a division of Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), wants to be the first choice shopping option for active duty military, their families and retirees, all of whom make up 70 percent of the AAFES customer base, said Nicola Carter, BX general manager. Competitive pricing through the “We Match It” program is one
  • Base renders honors to lifelong supporter

    Men and women of Cannon Air Force Base gathered with family members and military dignitaries from around the world March 2 to commemorate the life of Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, 81, who died Feb. 27. A man described as having a global impact, Doc worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for Cannon Airmen and their families. “We have lost a
  • Sports - SFS roadblocks opponent’s win

    After a calm and steady first half, one of Tuesday’s games ran into overtime and ended in a bang. SFS lost their first-half momentum, allowing CMS to catch up and force the game into overtime. After a significant amount of persistence, however, SFS was able to regain a seven-point lead and win the game in overtime 57-50. The game started out slow,
  • Cannon loses great friend, staunch supporter

    Cannon Air Force Base bids farewell to long-time friend, Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, 81, who died Monday from pulmonary failure. Three memorial services will commemorate the life of Doc Stewart. The first was held at the chapel at Cannon Thursday morning. Family and friends gathered for a funeral service at Central Baptist Church in Clovis later in
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