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  • Las Vegas game comes to The Landing

    Tonight players will have the opportunity to take their chances at a $300 prize in a Texas Hold’em Tournament at The Landing. Tickets go on sale at 6 p.m. and the tournament starts at 7 p.m. A disc jockey will perform at 9 p.m. in the Pit. The basics of the game are simple but can take a lifetime to master according to Chief Master Sgt. Gary
  • Air Force Assistance Fund drive heads down home stretch

    The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is one of the four foundations funded by the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF), but is, perhaps, the most notable for Airmen. AFAS assists Airmen of need, and according to one Cannon Airman, that is just what it has done. Tech. Sgt. Heather Jones, 27th Comptroller Squadron, benefited from AFAS help on two different
  • Cannon adopts program to minimize paperwork, streamline transfers

    Beginning April 17 the 27th Medical Group providers will be using a new computer program to document healthcare. This program is part of a new computer information system being added to the medical treatment facilities’ (MTF) existing technologies. This system is replacing current paper-based records with a permanent, computer-based patient
  • AADD volunteers take care of fellow Airmen

    “How bad would it feel coming to work and knowing that a fellow Airman you worked with, or someone in the next squadron was killed because there was nobody there to help them get home?” asked president of the Cannon Airmen Against Drunk Driving program Senior Airman Brianna Scott, 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron. That is her no-holds barred
  • Wildfires torch Land of Enchantment’s landscape

    Known as the “Land of Enchantment,” New Mexico is also known as the land of high winds and burn bans. This lethal combination lends itself to the simple, but emphatic, advice of Bruce Ford, Assistant Chief for Fire Prevention, Cannon Fire and Emergency Services, when near wildfires; “Stay away from them!” But it’s not just the risk of being burned
  • Earth Day ‘Caught in the act’ competition begins Monday

    Global warming trends and shortage of natural resources are debatable, but there is little debate that people worldwide need to take care of the Earth. The goal of making people aware of their role and responsibility in taking care of planet Earth is something embraced on both sides of the political platform. According to the Earth Day Web site at
  • Some AF Reserve bonuses now $15,000

    “One weekend a month, two weeks a year.” We’ve all seen or heard the slogan for the Air Force Reserve on the television, radio and Internet. What many may not know is that the Reserve has increased the maximum enlistment bonuses from $8,000 to $15,000 for selected Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). These bonuses vary from place to place and depend
  • Sports - 2006 Intramural Golf League in full swing

    Cannon golfers teed off for the first major event of the 2006 golf season March 18 resulting in the lowest nine medalists representing the Cannon Varsity Golf Team. The two-day competition’s first round ended with Ed Armijo in the lead with a 72 and Scott Hanna applying pressure with a 75 in the championship flight. Jim Leiberick held a 77 and Dirk
  • Cannon Airman charged

    Criminal charges were preferred against Airman First Class Edward M. Novak for the October 2004 death of his wife, Kimberly S. Novak, in their home on Cannon Air Force Base. Airman Novak, 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was charged with murder and child abuse. The next stage of the military justice process is a pretrial investigation
  • Article 15s

    An airman from the 27th Aeromedical Dental Squadron received a suspended reduction to airman basic and 14 days extra duty for dereliction of duty by negligently failing to check the patient schedule and prepare for an appointment. A senior airman from the 27th Civil Engineer Squadron received 15 days extra duty and a reprimand for going from his
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