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  • And the show did go on … thanks to Cannon’s hard-working volunteers

    As she eyed more than 52,000 pounds of equipment waiting to be unloaded and assembled, Senior Airman Shawnta Butler, 27th Operation Support Squadron said, “no way.” Although not realizing all the work that goes into preparing for the Tops In Blue Show, Airman Butler later said it was a good opportunity for her to see what the tour group is all
  • Sports - And then there was one

    Two Cannon basketball giants took to the court Tuesday to fight for an unblemished record. With 7-0 records, EMS and MDG competed to see which would be the only team in the base intramural league left with an undefeated record. EMS arrived in their new personalized uniforms ready to play and win, but their efforts were stopped short in a 61-69
  • Cannon wins first home games, sends Lackland home winless after two-game tournament

    The Cannon Varsity Women Warriors played their first official home games Saturday and Sunday against the Lackland Warhawks, who were left bloodied and battered after the game. The beginning of Saturday’s game made the impression that the teams were evenly matched with the Warriors holding a lead of 27-25. But widening the margin in the second half,
  • Clovis leader’s support for Airmen remains unabated for 50 years

    With a laugh as big as the southwest itself, Mr. Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, local civic leader and military supporter, is officially retired. But at 81 years old, he debunks the myth that retirement means you quit. “After you retire, you go to work. [You] do the things you felt like you should’ve done when you were working,” he said. With a downtown
  • Cannon volunteer judges encourage students at local science fair

    Twenty-five Cannon Airmen volunteered as judges for a district science fair held Feb. 2 at Marshall Junior High School. The goal for many of the volunteers was simply to encourage students. “These kids are future scientists and engineers, and we should take every chance to support and encourage them,” said Master Sgt. Raymond Stephenson, 27th
  • Air Force top service in green power; Cannon does its environmental part

    The Air Force purchased more renewable energy than any other member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s green-power partnership last year, according to a report released Jan. 24 by the EPA. This is the second year in a row the Air Force has topped the list consisting of U.S. companies and organizations that purchase significant amounts of
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  • EMS turns the tables on LRS #2 with 32-point win

    “We’re getting slaughtered,” groaned LRS’ Erik Chriswell to friends in the crowd. Chriswell and the rest of the 27th Logistics Readiness Squadron # 2 team tried to play the 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron in Tuesday night’s intramural basketball game at the fitness center, but not many people there would call what occurred a game. The defeat
  • New star shines in command at Cannon

    There is a new star on Cannon Air Force Base and Chief Master Sgt. Ray Clark received that star when he assumed the duties of the 27th Fighter Wing command chief in a ceremony Jan. 11 at the base theater. Taking the reins from former command chief James Randall, who retired, Chief Clark has made a smooth transition into his new role. “[Chief
  • Visitor finds much to cheer about at Cannon

    Mrs. Lisa Schmidt, wife of 12th Air Force Commander General Mark Schmidt, wants to be a cheerleader for the Air Force. As a cheerleader, Mrs. Schmidt has already identified some programs to cheer. “I’m always amazed at the food banks, food pantries and Airman’s Attics. These are programs that go above and beyond,” said Mrs. Schmidt, who visited
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