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  • MPOY banquet celebrates year of achievement

    Members of the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Group and their families came together Feb. 26 for the annual Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet. The MPOY banquet is an annual event where all the squadrons within the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Group come together to celebrate individual and team achievements of the previous
  • High year of tenure extension for 122 specialties

    Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants, and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT.Eligible Airmen who apply for an extension should be approved by their unit commander or civilian
  • A quick look at the referral process: What you need to know

    You just got a referral from your Primary Care Manager and you are wondering what you should do next. This scenario is very common for active duty service members, dependents and retirees due to the limited specialty care available at the 27th Special Operations Medical Group, but there are resources and people who can help you get the care that
  • Honoring the best of 2015

    This year’s annual awards ceremony, held at the Landing Zone Feb. 19, paid tribute to distinguished men and women of the 27th Special Operations Wing for their outstanding leadership and service throughout 2015. A special medallion ceremony was conducted prior to social hour, where Col. Ben Maitre, 27th SOW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Randy
  • Airman single mingle: Get out, socialize

    The Cannon Chapel is scheduled to host a Single and Mingle Dinner in the base chapel beginning at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 25. The event will provide free meals and an opportunity to for unaccompanied airmen to network. “I believe our single airmen face many challenges being stationed at Cannon,” said Tech. Sgt. ShaDonna McPhaul, 27th Special Operations
  • Amazing Air Commando selected for ASCP

    Staff Sgt. Goldie Silvestre, a member of the 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron, was recently selected for the Airman Scholarship & Commissioning Program. “I had the privilege of working with Goldie toward the beginning of her career, and this selection is both awesome and expected,” stated Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Caruso, Command Chief
  • AF implements new DOD-wide changes to maternity leave

    As of Feb. 5, active-duty female Airmen will receive up to 12 continuous, non-transferable weeks of fully paid maternity leave in accordance with Defense Department-wide changes to the policy outlined in Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s Force of the Future announcement Jan. 28.This new policy applies to all Airmen in the active-duty component, and
  • Cannon kicks off Military Saves Week

    In coordination with the Department of Defense campaign, 27th Special Operations Wing commander, Col. Ben Maitre, signed a proclamation designating Feb. 22 through Feb. 27 as Military Saves Week at Cannon, Feb. 11. According to the DOD proclamation, Military Saves Week provides an opportunity for members of the military community to come together
  • 2nd annual competition shows off weapons capabilities

    For the second time, Cannon’s fierce weapons troops from the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron AC-130W, and MQ-9/CV-22 armament units came together for a raw display of tenacity and precise skills for what has quickly become the maintenance competition of the year, Feb. 5. Cannon hosted its first weapons load competition last year, and
  • AF announces year two adjustments to enlisted evaluations, promotions

    Incorporating various observations and assessments from the first year under the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems, the Air Force is making several adjustments for year two to ease execution and strengthen processes.In 2015, the Air Force began execution of the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems with the goal of ensuring

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