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  • From Riverside to runway: An enlisted Airman’s journey to OTS

    Senior Airman Daniel Petrushev, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, will be shipped to Officer Training School this April. It’s the first step in accomplishing his dream of commissioning that began in Riverside, California.
  • Cannon firetruck maintainers keep mission well-oiled

    When fires need to be put out, citizens call firefighters. When firefighters need their vehicles fixed, they call on firetruck maintainers. It’s a chain where one link can affect the rest.
  • Cannon OSI agents, local police collaborate

    Cannon Office of Special Investigation agents invited local police departments to Cannon, Dec. 8
  • Cannon Airmen help give gift of holiday spirit with charity drive

    Cannon Air Commandos are collecting toys and gifts to donate towards a drive for children for the 2017 holiday season.
  • From playful puppy to protecting Airmen: How the Air Force raises MWD’s

    Candy is a military working dog with six deployments under her collar, and on Nov. 9, she was finally able to rest her paws when she officially retired from duty.
  • A Cannon group commander’s story of survival

    The sound of tire treads rolling over a smooth driveway was the only sound that could be heard on the street Col. John Boudreaux lived when he and his wife, Susi, pulled up to it. Susi shoved the gear shift to “Park.” She couldn’t do it fast enough, and sat back in the seat for a moment. She collected her thoughts as she closed her eyes and let her head fall back into the headrest. Her mind raced faster than her car could.
  • 16 SOS reaps benefits from program coded by Airman

    Thanks to the intuitiveness of an Air Commando at Cannon, AC-130W Stinger II pilots are able to ensure the right targets are identified properly and at a quicker rate in combat.
  • Fall back into safe habits this autumn

    Pumpkin spice lattes. Corn mazes. Cooler weather. There are many reasons to fall in love with autumn, and just like every other season, there are plenty of ways to prepare and plan in order to stay safe and comfortable this season.
  • ‘Dirt boyz’ lay foundation for air power

    It’s a common, definitely overused saying, but I’m going to say it: the Air Force is a machine, and every unit is a cog. When one fails, the rest struggle to keep the machine running. Every unit is important to the mission. At an Air Force Special Operations Command base, this rings especially true. My job is to highlight these parts of the mission, and connect it back to what makes them so important.
  • Military K-9 unit: capabilities forged by respect

    The military working dog is always one rank higher than its handler.
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