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  • Meet the hands that keeps CV-22 instruments working

    The Air Force is equipped with aircraft that feature some of the most sophisticated electronic systems in the world. It requires a specialized career field with talented Airmen to maintain and keep the aircraft in top condition.
  • Area Defense Counsel is more than a legal team

    Once an Airman enters the Area Defense Counsel office, they’re greeted with a simple message: our job is to defend you.
  • Welcome to AMMO Country

    Behind a barbed-wire fence, nestled in a corner of Cannon, is an area known as ‘Ammo Country.’ The compound of hangars and concrete-encased storage bunkers holds thousands of pounds of ammunition and explosive ordnance.This series will cover the meticulous process of inspecting, building and transporting the plethora of munitions that sustains the
  • Cannon’s newest NCOs take part in induction ceremony

    Across the base Airmen came together to learn about what it means to become a staff sergeant at a NCO induction ceremony last Friday, Sept. 28, at the Landing Zone here.
  • Cannon Airmen test mission readiness at Vandenberg AFB

    Cannon Airmen traveled to California to test mission capabilities in a full mission profile exercise at Vandenberg Air Force Base and surrounding areas Sept. 17 to 21, 2018.
  • Hanscom begins Network-as-a-Service experiments

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here awarded two Network-as-a-Service agreements today for a total of $121 million, freeing Airmen currently assigned to support base network operations to transition into core Air Force mission cyber operations. The team used an Other Transaction Agreement for this effort,
  • Cannon load crew continues hot streak of perfection

    As I stepped into the enormous hangar with my camera bag slung over my shoulder, I spotted the team I had heard so much about; the team I was specifically there to meet. The trio, led by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Shamburger, greeted me near an MQ-9 Reaper that was tucked between one of the walls of the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron’s hangar and an AC-130W Stinger II gunship.
  • Meet the commanders: 27th SOCPTS - Maj. John Forbes

    Note: This is part of a planned series of commentaries from commanders across Cannon Air Force Base Sir Isaac Newton is attributed with saying, “if I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” I’m sure each of you can vividly picture your own personal giants - those intrepid souls who measurably shaped the course of your
  • A new rider's take on the Season

    “If you haven’t realized it yet, you’re not paying much attention,” I was once told. “The military is like one giant car club. You’ve got the Subarus, the muscle cars, the trucks and everything in between.” What they forgot to mention was the amount of servicemen and women who ride motorcycles. Not a day goes by during the riding season that you
  • Teachers learn about deployments

    Teachers and staff from Clovis, Portales, and Melrose schools participated in an event aimed to educate them on the challenges deploying military members face, here, Sept. 8, 2018 The Teachers Understanding Deployment Operations program allowed teachers face-to-face interaction with military members to better understand the deployment process.
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