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  • Parker Knight secures Youth of the Year

    Parker Knight was named Cannon Air Force Base’s 2019 Youth of the Year for his willingness to volunteer and lead events at the Youth Center, his good character and written essays.
  • Cannon refines Commando Readiness Center with new welcoming program

    With the Commando Readiness Center up and running for over a year, it’s been through a few changes to increase its efficiency and relevance.Recently, the CRC has undergone Phase II of its plans to increase effectiveness by adding a welcoming program that new members of Cannon must check into within 24 hours of arrival on base.The new welcoming
  • Air Force Honor Guard instills value and hones skill of base guardsmen

    Sharp. Crisp. Motionless. These standards are embodied by every Airman serving in the Honor Guard, whether it’s the Air Force team or at base level.
  • 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
  • AF Safety goes mobile

    Air Force Safety Center released a mobile version of the Airman Safety App enabling Airmen at installations Air Force wide to voluntarily report safety issues with their devices as they encounter them.
  • Cannon honors 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N. M. - Base Honor Guardsmen raised the American flag at 10:48 a.m. local time, at the wing building on base Dec. 7, 2018. This event happened exactly 77 years from the minute when Imperial Japanese aircraft descended upon the naval base at Pearl Harbor and began a surprise attack. The ceremony was in remembrance of those who
  • Special tactics Airman killed in action in Afghanistan

    A special tactics Airman was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2018.
  • EOD 133, a Workout to Remember

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal. EOD. This is a career many of us see as fun and exciting, yet dangerous and not worth the risk. It’s not for everyone that’s for sure. Luckily, a few have risen above and accepted the dangers that come with the title EOD technician.These are the men and women who are trained to deal with the construction, deployment,
  • Welcome to AMMO Country

    Behind a barbed-wire fence, nestled in a corner of Cannon, is an area known as ‘Ammo Country.’ The compound of hangars and concrete-encased storage bunkers holds thousands of pounds of ammunition and explosive ordnance.This series will cover the meticulous process of inspecting, building and transporting the plethora of munitions that sustains the
  • Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo 2018

    A total of 21 Air Force bases from around the world visited Melrose Air Force Range and Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to participate in the EMT Rodeo. This event gives the technicians a wide assortment of scenarios to test their knowledge and training in the medical field. In addition to emergency medical technicians security forces and
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