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  • Cannon leaders continue ‘fini flight’ tradition

    The final day of work comes upon everyone. Some people take a long lunch with coworkers to hand out gifts and going away mementos. Others choose to quietly go out as they either prepare for retirement or moving on to their next job.
  • Pilot receives distinguished honors

    Maj. William Mendel, 20th Special Operations Squadron pilot, received the Distinguished Flying Cross on May 15 at Cannon Air Force Base for heroic actions displayed as his aircraft came under heavy and effective gunfire from ground forces while attempting to evacuate American citizens from a populated United Nations compound.
  • The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign for Cannon Air Force Base is underway

    The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign for Cannon Air Force Base is underway from April 10 through May 19.This year’s theme, “Committed to Caring,” hopes to perpetuate the ongoing efforts of Airmen assisting Airmen through the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Village, Air Force Enlisted Village, and General and Mrs. Curtis E. LeMay Foundation.“The
  • Cannon ACES works to strengthen morale

    Airmen of the 27th Special Operations Wing have the opportunity to promote their own morale and welfare while at Cannon Air Force Base.The Air Commando Enlisted Society, or ACES, is an independent, Airmen-run organization meant to involve Airmen in strengthening their quality of life, and that of their service in the Air Force. The organization is
  • EMT Rodeo 2016

    U.S. Air Force Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27, 2016.The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the
  • AF Cannon Ball to celebrate heritage

    Cannon Air Force Base will be celebrating the Air Force’s 69th birthday anniversary with flash and flare at the annual Cannon Ball Saturday, September 17 at the Clovis Civic Center. With the theme of WWII: Our Origins and Heritage, this year’s ball is sure to provide a unique and fun experience for Cannon’s Commandos.“The Cannon Ball Committee has
  • Air Commando wins AF Level Award

    U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Derick Faulkenberry, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron ground radar section chief, has been named the Air Force’s Ground Radar Systems NCO of the Year for 2015.Ground radar systems maintains air traffic control, weather and ground radar equipment used to keep aircraft operating and the surrounding area safe.“We
  • AFPC Assignments team visits Cannon

    Air Force Personnel Center career development professionals visited Cannon Air Force Base July 8-10 to share helpful information pertaining to assignments.The team hosted multiple briefings as well as one-on-one appointments to answer questions and speak about unique situations.“These events are very career broadening,” said Master Sgt. Nicole
  • Fifth CMSAF shares experiences during Cannon visit

    In 1948, an 18 year old Robert Gaylor enlisted into the barely one-year-old U.S. Air Force to serve in the security police career field. He dedicated the next 31 years to the force, fulfilling multiple leadership roles until ultimately retiring at the highest enlisted position possible.Now 86, retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert D.
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