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What’s happening — Feb. 28

February 28, 2014

Today Veterans Affairs Benefit Brief 8 a.m., Landing Zone Friday Social Hour 4:27 p.m., Landing Zone Family Bowl-A-Rama 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes Teen Leadership Club 5:30 p.m., Youth Center Teen Cyber Cafe Night 7 p.m., Youth Center Movie 7 p.m., Base Theatre Saturday Toddler Time 10 a.m., Cannon Library Story Time 11 a.m., Cannon Library [...]

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Airman helps keep wing fit to fight

February 28, 2014

By Senior Airmen Ericka Engblom 27th Special Operations Public Affairs As Air Force members, a certain dedication to physical fitness is required. One member of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron is taking dedication to a whole new level. Staff Sgt. Greg Strauch, 27th SOLRS unit deployment manger, has made it his personal mission [...]

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Cannon honors Ratchet 33

February 28, 2014

By Senior Airmen Whitney Amstutz 27th Special Operations Public Affairs Members of the 27th Special Operations Wing completed a ruck march and flag-folding ceremony, Feb. 18 at Cannon Air Force Base to commemorate the anniversary of “Ratchet 33,” a U-28A that crashed in Djibouti, Africa Feb. 18, 2012. A thorough investigation concluded that the aircrew, [...]

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27 SOMXG receives SECDEF recognition

February 28, 2014

By Senior Airmen Eboni Reece 27th Special Operations Public Affairs Each year the Secretary of Defense recognizes excellence in maintenance by presenting six field-level military organizations with a Secretary of Defense Award for Maintenance Excellence in recognition for outstanding performance throughout the year. Amongst the six organizations selected for superior performance was the 27th Special [...]

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Diamond Sharp: Adept Avionics Maintainer

February 28, 2014

By Airmen 1st Class Shelby Kay-Fantozzi 27th Special Operations Public Affairs Editor’s note: This feature is the forty-sixth in a series of Air Commando spotlights at Cannon. The Airmen being highlighted are recent Diamond Sharp Award winners. Diamond Sharp is a monthly program where airmen are recognized by wing leadership and first sergeants for their [...]

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Guest column: Bathroom place for relaxation, tranquility, social networking

February 21, 2014

A 2013 study by a marketing company called 11mark polled 1,000 people and found: “About 75 percent of Americans admitted to using their mobile phones while in the bathroom.” This means that 250 of the participants in this study are liars. Everyone uses their phone in the bathroom. I’ve become so notorious for using my [...]

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Cannon’s golf course to welcome civilian partners

February 21, 2014

By Senior Airman Whitney Amstutz 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs In an effort to strengthen the bonds between Air Commandos at Cannon Air Force Base and local community partners, Cannon’s Whispering Winds Golf Course is scheduled to open for public use in the near future. In addition to increased opportunity for interaction between Airmen [...]

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‘Team Cannon’ takes on new meaning in Upward Basketball League

February 21, 2014

By Airman 1st Class Shelby Kay-Fantozzi 27 Special Operations Wing Public Affairs For youth ages 5-12 participating in the Upward Basketball League at Cannon Air Force Base practices and games are an opportunity to sharpen skills and build character. “We’re giving everyone on each team the chance to play,” said Capt. Joshua Payne, 27th Special [...]

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Black History Month: More than just a month

February 21, 2014

By Senior Airman Xavier Lockley 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs The purpose of Black History Month is to acknowledge and honor those who have paved the way before us, such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson and Harriet Tubman, just to name a few. The plethora of contributions by African Americans [...]

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Diamond Sharp: Self-aware cyber surety technician

February 21, 2014

By Airman 1st Class Chip Slack 27 Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Editor’s note: This feature is the forty-fifth in a series of Air Commando spotlights at Cannon. The Airmen being highlighted are recent Diamond Sharp Award winners. Diamond Sharp is a monthly program where airmen are recognized by wing leadership and first sergeants for [...]

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