Honors —

Hartle Rick Hartle, a 1974 Clovis High honors graduate, has been awarded one off our Annual Community Wingman Awards from Team Hill at Hill Air Force Base, Layton, Utah. The award recognizes contributions of individuals from surrounding communities who go above and beyond in their efforts to support the men and women of Hill AFB. […]

Honors — June 12

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Montgomery Arden Conrad Montgomery of Portales graduated from Air Force basic training with honors May 20, 2011, at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas. He ranked 19th in the honor graduates out of 60. [image #2, align=left, size= medium] The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force […]

Officials: Lost signal caused Predator to veer off runway

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U.S. Air Force The MQ-1B Predator is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, unmanned aircraft systeml, according to the U.S. Air Force website. Sharna Johnson Officials at Cannon Air Force Base said they’re not sure why they lost the link from ground control to an MQ-1 Predator, but that’s why the $4.5 million aircraft turned off the runway […]

Press Release: Boil water advisory remains in effect at Cannon AFB

Santa Fe, NM –The New Mexico Environment Department’s Drinking Water Bureau has issued a “boil water advisory” for Cannon Air Force Base. NMED issued the advisory on April 21 after bacteriological contamination that exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level for E. coli was discovered in drinking water at the Cannon AFB. NMED requires Cannon to notify […]

Press Release: Boil water advisory remains in effect at Cannon AFB

Santa Fe, NM –The New Mexico Environment Department’s Drinking Water Bureau has issued a “boil water advisory” for Cannon Air Force Base. NMED issued the advisory on April 21 after bacteriological contamination that exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level for E. coli was discovered in drinking water at the Cannon AFB. NMED requires Cannon to notify […]

No reporting for non-mission essential personnel

27th SOW Public Affairs There will be no reporting for non-mission essential personnel at Cannon AFB Thursday due to inclement weather.

CFC campaign kicks off

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USAF photo: Airman 1st Class James Bell Staff Sgt. Kenneth Wall, 73rd Special Operations Squadron, shows Airman 1st Class Trevor Plasterer, 27th Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron, the Combined Federal Campaign booklet. By Tech Sgt. Gloria Wilson: 27th SOW Public Affairs Cannon AFB’s Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Oct. 5 during the wing’s Commando Run […]

Legal training programs taking applications soon

By Capt. Afsana Ahmed: Chief of Recruiting, Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps BOLLING AFB, D.C. — Applications for the Funded Legal Education Program and Excess Leave Program are being accepted from Jan. 1 to March 1, 2010. The FLEP, which is a paid legal studies program for active-duty Air Force commissioned officers, is an […]

Sept. 25 Cannon Community

Cannon AFB Wizard’s Advisory Council Wizard Half Marathon — 7:30 a.m., Saturday at Cannon AFB. Participants can choose to walk, jog or run. Resgistration is $25 and lunch is $5. Awards will be given out for top performers in various categories. Route will end with a barbecue celebration. Information: Event Coordinator Adam Bolen at WizardsHalfMarathon@hotmail.com […]

H1N1 cases identified at Hurlburt AFB

By Amy Oliver: 1st SOW Public Affairs Four Hurlburt Field Airmen have tested positive for the H1N1 virus and 59 others currently have symptoms consistent with the H1N1 virus. Most of the illnesses are clustered within one work center and a few are roommates with members who are from that work center. All are recuperating […]

June 5 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the NCO Academy at Kirtland AFB: 27th Special Operations Comptroller Squadron • Heather R. Jones 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron • Edison Y. Kim, Distinguished Graduate 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron • Ernest M. Revell 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron • Jeffrey J. Sena

April 10 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the Kirtland AFB NCO Academy. 27th Special Operations Support Squadron• Tech. Sgt. Glenn Eisenmann, Academic Achievement Award and Distinguished Graduated recipient• Tech. Sgt. Macon Kitchens 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron• Tech. Sgt. Robert Kibbles 73rd Special Operations Squadron• Tech. Sgt. James Tech, Color Guard Detail Commander — Cannon […]

Dec. 24 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the NCO Academy at Kirtland AFB: • Tech. Sgt. Christopher Cochran, 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Robert Collins, 73rd Special Operations Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Brian Hoffner, 73rd Special Operations Squadron • Tech. Sgt. James Vandyke, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron — Cannon Air […]

3rd SOS changes leadership, transfers to Cannon

USAF photo: Airman Maynelinne De La Cruz Col. James Cardoso, 27th Special Operations Group commander, transfers the 3rd Special Operations Squadron guidon to Col. Robert Brock, the incoming 3rd Special Operations Squadron commander on Oct. 8. By Capt. Mae-Li Allison: 27th SOW Public Affairs Just one week after the 27th Special Operations Wing marked its […]

Senate Committee Okays New Project for Cannon AFB

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today reported committee approval of an emergency supplemental spending package that could influence U.S. military installations in New Mexico, and provide providing funding for a new military construction project at Cannon Air Force Base at Clovis. Domenici serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee that today approved a FY2008 Emergency […]

Wilson, Pearce spar over Cannon AFB vote

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CNJ file photo An MC-130H Combat Talon II sits at Cannon Air Force Base in 2006. The gunship is one of the planes stationed at Cannon Air Force Base for Air Force Special Operations Command. By Heather Clark: The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Rep. Heather Wilson is accusing her opponent in the Republican primary for […]

New Mexico Environment Department report of Cannon jet incident

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 27TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON CANNON AIR FORCE BASE NEW MEXICO Mr. Ronald A. Lancaster Environmental Flight Chief 506 N DL Ingram Blvd Cannon AFB NM 88103-5323 Stephen Connolly Hazardous Waste Bureau – NMED 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-63 13 Mr Stephen […]

Bridge dedicated in memory of fallen soldier

By 2nd Lt. Bryan Bouchard, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — More than 100 people attended the grand opening Jan. 25 of a bridge and an overpass dedicated to a Luke Air Force Base pilot who was killed in Iraq the same month construction began on the overpass in November […]

Military communities cope with tragedy

Tom Philpott The number of service people displaced by Hurricane Katrina was still being calculated more than two weeks after the storm devastated coastal Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. However, it was clear that thousands of active-duty members, reservists and retirees had lost homes, cars and other property. Indeed, when military victims of Katrina are finally […]

Cannon takes Men’s Military World Tournament

Airman Thomas Trower The Cannon slow-pitch softball team competed in the Men’s Military World Tournament in Panama City, Fla. on Aug. 19. The team represented the base by coming out on top and winning the final game of the tournament against Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., 18-9. The tournament consisted of 22 teams from several […]