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  • 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
  • Teachers learn about deployments

    Teachers and staff from Clovis, Portales, and Melrose schools participated in an event aimed to educate them on the challenges deploying military members face, here, Sept. 8, 2018 The Teachers Understanding Deployment Operations program allowed teachers face-to-face interaction with military members to better understand the deployment process.
  • Adventure Year Round with Outdoor Recreation

    Summer can be one of the greatest times of the year for adventure, whether it be the rush of cold water as you dive into a lake, the wind blowing through your hair as you zipline through the mountains or a calm horseback ride through a canyon.These may seem far-fetched being stationed at Cannon Air Force Base but that’s where Cannon’s Outdoor
  • If planes need fuel to fly, air shows need Airmen to soar

    Capt. Mercedes Derby has always enjoyed air shows. Whether she was working or attending one, she has forever found them fun. She believes it’s interesting to find out how much goes on behind the scenes of one.
  • 27th SOMDG moves into new clinic

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group is currently undergoing their move into the newly-built clinic on base and will be fully operational Feb. 7, 2017.
  • 16 SOS reaps benefits from program coded by Airman

    Thanks to the intuitiveness of an Air Commando at Cannon, AC-130W Stinger II pilots are able to ensure the right targets are identified properly and at a quicker rate in combat.
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