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  • Diamonds and Donuts

    First sergeants from the 27th Special Operations Wing pose with donuts for the inaugural Diamonds and Donuts event at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 22, 2019. The first sergeants hand-delivered the donuts to 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron Air Commandos. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Cannon unveils plan for new fitness center

    Cannon leadership kicks off the groundbreaking ceremony of a new fitness center at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., March 19, 2019. With the unpredictable weather at Cannon, roughly 100 fitness assessments per years have to be moved indoors to meet regulations, according to Col. John Boudreaux, 27th

  • 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

  • Fallen Special Tactics operator remembered during hometown memorial

    Hundreds of Special Tactics Airmen, family and friends gathered to commemorate a fallen teammate, son, fiancé, and warrior during a memorial service, Dec. 6, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The memorial honored the life and legacy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, a Special Tactics combat

  • 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

  • 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

  • Airman’s Attic asks for active assistance

    The Airman’s Attic on Cannon Air Force Base provides free uniform items to Air Commandos weekly at building 72. The Airman’s Attic is a volunteer service dedicated to a tradition of giving back to the community by suppling free items to improve the lives of Air Commandos and their families.“To me,