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  • Airman goes Gung-Ho with Marines

    Not every day does an Airman have the opportunity to train or learn with Marines, but sometimes they have both, and even earn the coveted Marine title of Gung-Ho.
  • Mentorship: A continous cycle

    Mentorship is no foreign word to members of the military. Airmen are taught early in their career to seek out mentors to grow and become a prime example for others.The Gen. Billy J. Boles Mentorship Award honors those individuals who put forth great effort in mentoring Airmen to reach higher standards of excellence and foster professional
  • 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.
  • Intel Airman wins Air Force award

    More than a thousand flight hours and 600 combat missions with a high rate of success have earned Senior Airman Ryan Jewell, 56th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron mission intelligence coordinator, the title of Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Airman of the Year. Jewell was recognized for the leadership and skill he
  • Air Force Safety Chief visits Cannon

    Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force Chief of Safety, made an in-person appearance March 12 at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. In 2014, Air Commandos flew 100,000 combat hours across five continents without a single Class A mishap.And they did it predominantly at night, often hugging terrain right in the enemy’s back yard. Air Force Special
  • 27th SOCES: Air Force Outstanding Civil Engineer Unit

    Congratulations to Cannon’s 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron who has claimed the Air Force’s coveted Outstanding Civil Engineer Unit award for 2014. The unit was credited for executing the largest military construction program in the Department of Defense for 2014, estimated at $1.29 billion. Cannon’s civil engineers were able to
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