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  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Cannon opens skies for first-ever base civilian drone work

    Cannon Air Force Base opened up its air space for BNSF Railway to launch a supplemental inspection drone last Friday, Aug. 20, 2018, from Melrose, New Mexico.
  • Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

    Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.
  • Fixing more than vehicles at Cannon’s Auto Hobby Shop

    When it comes to variety in visiting patrons, few work centers can compare to the Auto Skills Center at Cannon AFB.
  • McGruff visits children at Chavez CDC

    During a visit to the Chavez Child Development Center, McGruff the Crime Dog and other Cannon Air Commandos read books to children and provided bags of material for their children to help keep them safe. Some of the items given were for parents to help identify their children in the case of emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane
  • Keeping planes in the air

    Senior Airman Brandon Conover, 27th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems technician, has been working at Cannon for over two years now. He loves the feeling of ownership over an aircraft, as he plays a vital role in ensuring his aircraft, a MC-130J Commando II, can fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T.
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