Former Cannon commander nominated for first star

CNJ staff Former Cannon Commander Col. Timothy Leahy has been nominated for his first star, according to the Department of Defense. Leahy is currently serving as knowledge and futures director at the headquarters of U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. Leahy is nominated for the rank of brigadier general.

Local Roundup: Base community meetings planned

CNJ staff A new program called Friends of Cannon has been created by Col. Timothy Leahy, commander of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base. The first Friday of each month the public and military personnel a Dutch-treat meal and meeting from 5-8 p.m. at the Landing at CAFB. Leahy and his […]

Meetings watch: City/county luncheon

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The following is a report from Tuesday’s city/county luncheon: 27th Special Operations Wing Commander Col. Timothy Leahy told city and county officials he is looking forward to continuing the relationship Cannon Air Force Base has had with the community. Leahy assumed command of the base Monday when the base […]

Q&A: Commander impressed by local hospitality

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Col. Tim Leahy assumed command Monday of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base. The 44-year-old Staten Island, N.Y., native is married with two children. He previously served as vice-commander of the 16th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Q: Were you raised in a […]