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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
  • 9th SOS celebrates 75 years of air power

    For years, the 9th Special Operations Squadron has supported Cannon’s mission to provide readiness in executing global special operations. Now, it’s time for Cannon to support the 9th as they celebrate 75 years of air power.
  • 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
  • As a woman in the Air Force, Hope found a way

    For years, Hope Skibitsky was looking for a future away from home. As a woman in the Air Force, she found one.
  • Structures is the foundation of Cannon

    A typical layout of your average Air Force base contains gates that stand as entry points, offices Airmen work in, dormitories housing the first-timers, and hangars protecting our essential aircraft. Here at Cannon, these principal structures are built and maintained by a single unit. The heavy operations structures shop, assigned to the 27th
  • 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
  • Volunteers host bone marrow registration

    Volunteers from the 27th Special Operations Wing hosted a stand for those interested in registering to donate bone marrow, today, at the Exchange on Cannon Air Force Base. This was the first of two registration events, with the second one being held Dec. 7th from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Those interested in donating can show up during the window of time
  • 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
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