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The 27th Special Operations Wing (27th SOW) is the host unit at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The 27th SOW, activated Oct. 1, 2007, is the newest active-duty wing of Air Force Special Operations Command, headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The links below provide background information on the units assigned here.

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Cannon Air Force Base News

Honors

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September 2, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

The following majors have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel: • John Baquet — 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron • Scott Forn — 27th Special Operations Wing • Frederick Gearhart — 27th Special Operations...

Militar mama: Patience is a virtue, technology is a blessing

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September 2, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

When it comes to being a military spouse expecting the unexpected is about the best advice you’ll ever get. Learning to function both with and without your significant other nearby would certainly be the next best. Every goodbye can be a...

Sept. 3 -Sept 5 Movie schedule

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September 2, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Friday 7 p.m. — Salt, PG-13   Saturday 4 p.m. — Ramona and Beezus, G 7 p.m. — Cyrus, R   Sunday 4 p.m. — Ramona and Beezus, G 7 p.m. — Salt, PG-13     Information: 784-2582

Sept 3 -Sept. 9 What’s Happening

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September 2, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Friday Social hour — 4:30 p.m., Landing Zone. Labor Day Dance — 5:30 p.m., Youth Center. Fantasy game — 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes. First Friday — Noon, The Landing Zone. Saturday Biggest Catfish Challenge Derby — 6-10 p.m. derby, 4:30-8...

Local military affairs committee visits base

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August 31, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Local business and community leaders from the Committee of 50 attended a tour here August 26 showcasing Cannon's mission. The tour provided the members with an idea of how their support helps the Cannon family.

The Committee of 50 holds the traditional role of a military affairs committee that is found at nearly every military installation.

"We support Cannon in a number of ways to make life more comfortable for the Airmen and their families stationed here," said committee chairman Lee Maloy.
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Air Force selects 9 Cannon majors for promotion

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

The following majors here have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel:  

John  Baquet - 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron  
Scott  Forn - 27th Special Operations Wing
Frederick Gearhart - 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron 
Kipper  Giles - 20th Special Operations Squadron 
Keith Gurnick  -  27th Special Operations Group
James Harwood - 27 SOG
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School liaison officer bridges gap

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

784-1528. If you are new here, been here or planning to leave here soon, that's the number to call to get information and help for your children when it comes to school mattters.

When you call that number you will reach Laura Serrano, Cannon's new school liaision officer. With her arrival base families are already ahead of the education curve for the coming school year.

As Cannon's first full time school siaison officer, Mrs.  Serrano is busy networking with the community and working with parents and their children to ensure their questions about local schools are answered and educational needs are met.
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Veterans encouraged to submit stop loss claims

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

SAN ANTONIO — In working closely with the Office of the Secretary of Defense staff on a congressional action involving veterans submitting claims for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay, major command and wing level officials are working to inform...

Day trip: Museum to be dedicated

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Event: Remembering Walker Air Force Base opening and dedication of the Walker Aviation Museum. When: 2 p.m. Sept. 18. Location: Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center, located on the Roswell Industrial Air Center, Roswell. Take...

Center dishes out cooking tips

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

The smell of black bean sauce and five-spice powder filled the room as the Cantonese cooking demonstration began to heat up at the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Aug. 12 at Cannon Air Force Base. The demonstration was one of the two that occur...

Groups look to strengthen communication

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August 27, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

On July 30, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron journeyed to the Women’s Medical Center in Clovis to provide a team-building effective communication exercise. Capt. Melissa Petak, a Medical Support Squadron flight commander, Tammy...

Food at the speed of life: Kitchen crises can’t always be avoided

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August 26, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

My Jeff Davis pie escapade proves cooking isn’t an exact science. Joe Blair of Portales wanted me to make the pie, named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis. I chose a recipe from allrecipes.com. The pie is mainly sugar, butter, milk and...

Commentary: Star Wars fun can have unintended consequences

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August 26, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Not that long ago, in a town not that far away, I sat on my back porch having a drink while enjoying the many stars in the beautiful Saturday night sky. As fun as this may sound, believe it or not, boredom kicked in rather quickly. This dilemma did...

Spouse input sought for survey

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August 26, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials today mailed out 150,000 new “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” surveys, this time seeking input from military spouses about the potential repeal of the law that bars gay men and lesbians from serving openly, officials...

TAPS mentors support families of fallen

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August 26, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

By Elaine Wilson WASHINGTON — The day Scott Warner saw Marines standing at his front door, his world came to a crashing halt. The servicemembers told Warner that his son, Marine Pvt. Heath Warner, had been killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq’s...

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