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  • 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
  • Better ingredients, new recipes innovate Cannon dining experience

    When Airman 1st Class Michelle Brooks, 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron food service apprentice, opens the kitchen up to begin the day, she takes part in the morning meeting that prepares all Pecos Trail Dining Facility Airmen for the workday. She’s given a specific station to focus on and soon begins working on completing small tasks to contribute to the overall mission of providing three full meals for thousands of Airmen across Cannon.
  • Fallen Air Commando honored by hometown dedication

    One of the fallen crew members of Demise 25, a U-28A aircraft assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron that crashed March 14, 2017, has recently been honored near his hometown through a dedication made in his name.Maj. Andrew Becker, also known as Andy and the lead pilot of Demise 25, had his name dedicated to a two-mile stretch of road on
  • Cannon claws through golf course zombie run

    Participants of the "Zombie Escape Run" at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, finish the 5K event at the marked safe zone Oct. 26, 2018. The running path began, surrounded and cut through the Whispering Winds Golf Course, finally ending in the same place it began. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)
  • Meet the hands that keeps CV-22 instruments working

    The Air Force is equipped with aircraft that feature some of the most sophisticated electronic systems in the world. It requires a specialized career field with talented Airmen to maintain and keep the aircraft in top condition.
  • Area Defense Counsel is more than a legal team

    Once an Airman enters the Area Defense Counsel office, they’re greeted with a simple message: our job is to defend you.
  • 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
  • Cannon Kids Learn to BOUNCE Back

    Children ages 11-15 participated in Cannon’s first BOUNCE camp, a week long resiliency course at Cannon Air Force Base, N. M., July 30 - Aug. 3.BOUNCE stands for Be optimistic, Observe thoughts, Use strengths, Never give up, Communicate effectively and Embrace you. The program uses the four Comprehensive Airman Fitness pillars (physical, spiritual,
  • Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

    Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.
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