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  • 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

  • Cannon Airmen reflect on convoy missions

    During the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, many Airmen were asked to fulfill roles that did not typically fit their daily job descriptions.

  • Celebrating 10 years of AFSOC at Cannon

    Cannon’s Air Commandos are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the base being part of Air Force Special Operations Command by hosting multiple events on base Sept. 28 – 30, 2017.

  • ‘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.

  • Do it for the kids

    With the return of the school year, many things around Cannon Air Force Base and Clovis, New Mexico, will be occurring for parents and their children. While this time of year may not seem to have significance to those families without children, the school year actually opens up many opportunities

  • Media reporters get taste of Air Commando life

    Blessing Woksman, KAMR Local 4 News media reporter, sets up for an interview with Senior Airman Jillian Moorman, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 21, 2017. Woksman set up the interview to learn more about what air traffic control

  • Cannon hosts 10th iteration of EMT Rodeo

    CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, New Mexico – Realistic and rigorous training builds muscle memory and composure during high-stress situations. The Airmen serving as emergency medical technicians saw the need for their career field and devised the EMT Rodeo.

  • Electrical systems specialists light path to mission success

    Every Air Force base and installation around the world requires electricity to operate successfully. Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining this electrical network, electrical systems specialists ensure that our primary source of energy is always available. From space command

  • 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.