Behind the scenes: Crew chiefs with caliber

USAF: Airman 1st Class Alexxis Pons Abascal U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shawn Cushman and Airman 1st Class Danny Beckwith, 522nd Special Operations Squadron crew chiefs, perform an inspection atop an MC-130J Commando II at Cannon Air Force Base on March 7. Crew chiefs must ensure aircraft configurations meet Air Force Special Operations Command standards […]

Guard chief’s promotion criticized

Congress is about to elevate the position of chief of the National Guard Bureau to full membership on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, joining the JCS chairman, vice chairman and four service branch chiefs as top military advisers to the president and his national security team. It’s a controversial bump in power and prestige that […]

Cannon chiefs retire in dual ceremony

By Airman 1st Class Jette Carr: 27th SOW Public Affairs CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Chief Master Sgts. Jackie and Stephanie Powell retired in a dual ceremony on June 30 at Cannon Air Force Base. After being married for more than 24 years, nearly as long as they have both been in the Air Force, […]

Crew chiefs dedicate careers to aircraft

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USAF photo: Greg Allen Staff sergeants Chris Morrelli and Nolan Garrett stand in front of an MC-130W Combat Spear. The two are Dedicated Crew Chiefs for their aircraft, a title only a total eight NCOs at Cannon can claim. By Greg Allen: 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Dedicated is an adjective most of us […]

Clovis to host New Mexico Municipal League Annual Conference Aug. 12 to 15 2008

The City of Clovis is expecting approximately 700 Mayors, Commissioners, Municipal Judges, City Managers, Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs and other municipal dignitaries and officials this week as Clovis hosts the 51st New Mexico Municipal League Annual Conference. In 2004 Clovis won the bid to host the conference in 2008 and since that time has been […]

Clovis to host New Mexico Municipal League conference

The City of Clovis is expecting approximately 700 Mayors, Commissioners, Municipal Judges, City Managers, Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs and other municipal dignitaries and officials this week as Clovis hosts the 51st New Mexico Municipal League Annual Conference.

Air Force leaders ousted in historic shake-up

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — With a grim look and even grimmer words, Defense Secretary Robert Gates revealed an internal investigation’s jaw-dropping conclusion that the Air Force’s standards for performing its nuclear weapons mission — the most sensitive of its jobs — had been in decline for 10 years. Who knew? Apparently not the Air […]

9-23 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Remodel: Great Home Makeovers from Connecticut to California by Matthew Schoenherr explains the seven keys to a successful makeover and shows you how to create the perfect place out of the not-so-perfect space you currently call home. Dead Connection by Alafair Burke focuses on Detective […]

Raiders sweep Play Inc. titles

By Dave Wagner The Texico-Farwell Raiders had the best of it on Saturday in both championship games of Play Inc. youth football at Jim Hill Field. The Raiders got past the Friona Chiefs 16-14 in the Senior League (ages 11-12), while Texico-Farwell also claimed the crown in the Junior League (ages 9-10) with a 30-0 […]