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  • 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.
  • Fixing more than vehicles at Cannon’s Auto Hobby Shop

    When it comes to variety in visiting patrons, few work centers can compare to the Auto Skills Center at Cannon AFB.
  • Defying expectations

    The 2017 Air Force First Sergeant of the Year never saw himself joining the military but instead started as a struggling artist.
  • Keeping planes in the air

    Senior Airman Brandon Conover, 27th Special Operations Air Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems technician, has been working at Cannon for over two years now. He loves the feeling of ownership over an aircraft, as he plays a vital role in ensuring his aircraft, a MC-130J Commando II, can fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T.
  • 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.
  • Keeping Airmen fit to fight with health promotions

    Airmen that work under Air Force Special Operations Command deploy often. They provide support to combat operations around the world. It’s a task as demanding as any other major command, asking a lot from the human body and mind to excel. For Airmen at Cannon, the fight to stay physically relevant in modern warfare requires guidance and knowledge.
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