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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

Airmen balance service, school

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September 3, 2010 in Air Force, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico by clevine

Time is hard to find when balancing an active duty military career, training and a college education. Not only is it possible, it’s highly recommended, according to two United States Air Force members. Staff Sergeants Kenneth Hopkins and Kenneth...

Local military affairs committee visits base

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September 3, 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 Aug. 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...

Press release: USAF proposes low altitude tactical training area

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

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - The United States Air Force is seeking input regarding its intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment to evaluate the potential environmental consequences of establishing a Low Altitude Tactical Navigation area in...

Community notes

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

Hope and Heart Run
Clovis will host the "Blakely's Hope & Hearts Run," a 5k Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Dash September 18 Ned Houk Park.

The event supports the Missing GRACE Foundation whose goal is to provide resources and support for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility or adoption challenges.

There will be a silent auction to raise funds for the organization as well as prizes for the teams that raise the most money and individual prizes for the runners as well.
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Sept. 3 Cannon Community

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

Air Force Ball upcoming — The 2010 Air Force Ball will be held Sept. 17, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. at the Clovis Civic Center followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Guest speaker with be retired Gen. Charles Holland, former Commander, United...

Retired Reserve health coverage launches

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

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — For the first time, members of the Retired Reserve who are not yet age 60, the so-called “gray area” retirees, can purchase TRICARE health coverage for themselves and their eligible family members with the Sept. 1 launch of...

Day trip: Roswell theatre offers variety of performances

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

Place: Roswell Community Little Theatre Location: 1101 N. Virginia St. Roswell, is about an hour-and-a-half from base. Drive on U.S. 70 from Clovis, go through Portales, Elida, and Kenna. Take exit 1A to U.S. 285 and go south. Stay on U.S. 285 South...

Nominations sought for civilian awards

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

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Air Force officials are soliciting nominations for the 2011 Air Force Association Outstanding Air Force Civilian Employees of the Year Award. Each year, AFA officials recognize four Air Force civilian employees for...

Food at the speed of life: Cooking mishap makes good column

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

Forget the better mousetrap — I wish someone would build a better Band-Aid. I was chopping an onion one night, in between breaks to let my eyes stop stinging and watering, when I cut my finger instead of the onion. Not to be deterred, I wrapped a...

Toolkit helps separating servicemembers land jobs

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

WASHINGTON — Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines separating from the military can get extra help in finding a job from a new Defense Department resource. The Pentagon’s Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Office, part of the Office of...

Clovis Music Festival features Bobby Vee

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

Bobby Vee is returning to play the Clovis Music Festival this year. Vee has played the festival, slated for Sept. 9-12 at the Curry County Events Center, seven times he said and calls the experience “an absolute joy.” “The festival is full of...

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...

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