Reaper drops bomb on anti-Iraqi forces

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USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft prepares to taxi out of a hangar on Aug. 8 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs Joint Base Balad, Iraq — An MQ-9 Reaper dropped a 500-pound bomb against an anti-Iraqi target on […]

Team examines travel pay process

By Tech. Sgt. Drew Nystrom: Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Robins Air Force Base, Ga. — Air Force Reserve Command officials here hosted a total force team of financial experts from around the Air Force Aug. 11 through 14 to improve delays in processing travel vouchers. The team, under the direction of Richard P. […]

Policy protects renters

By Donna Miles: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — A new change to the Joint Federal Travel Regulations authorizes the military to pay to move servicemembers and their families whose landlords default on property the military members are renting.

Adequate medical program needed

By Anita Doberman: Cannon Connections I wish that I had something good to say about my experience with Tricare and military medicine, but today I don’t. While I am fully aware that there are plenty of excellent physicians and medical professionals who do a great job taking care of their patients, I feel disappointed and […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Movie Schedule

Friday 7 p.m. — The Dark Night, PG-13

Anti-terrorism program involves community

By 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron “What does the Anti-terrorism and Force Protection program have to do with me?” and “How can anything I do really affect the safety of neighbors, the installation, or my unit’s mission?” These are questions not always answered in a manner that raises an individuals’ level of awareness to […]

Free marriage workshop offered

By 27th SOW Public Affairs The base chapel will sponsor a free marriage enrichment workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the La Quinta Inn conference room located at 4521 N. Prince St. in Clovis. The workshop teaches couples how to identify danger signs in a relationship, improve communication skills, resolve problems […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Cannon Community

Armed Forces Voters week — Sunday through Sept. 7. There will be several registration drive areas throughout the base such as the commissary, BX and gym where airmen can pick-up registration cards and receive help completing them during duty hours. Also, there will be several information centers such as the library and post office where […]

Fourth escapee captured late Thursday

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Booking photo: Curry County Adult Detention Center Victor Sotelo, 26, was captured late Thursday night in Albuquerque. He is the fourth of eight escapees from the Curry County Adult Detention Center to be aprehended. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Victor Sotelo, the fourth escapee to be captured from Sunday’s jailbreak in Clovis, was apprehended […]

Baskett still worries about cutdown day

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MCT photo: Jerry Lodriguss Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett makes a catch for a 25-yard gain down to the New York Jets’ three-yard line in a preseason NFL game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Penn. By Jon Marks: Special to the CNJ PHILADELPHIA — Hank Baskett said players are never comfortable this time […]

Time to call it quits — for now

By Grant McGee: CNJ columnist I’m going to take a break from writing this weekly column.

Parential attitude changes with age

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist Amazing how our outlook on life changes as we get older (not necessarily more mature). When I considered myself a young adult (actually maybe 15 years old) I thought “little kids” (anybody younger than me) were unruly, ignorant little brats and their parents should make them behave — especially when […]

Democratic vision means tax increases

Freedom New Mexico The temptation is to dwell on the politics in Denver, where Democrats are trying to heal wounds and bring Hillary Rodham Clinton supporters into warm embrace and striving to normalize Barack Obama in the public’s mind. We will assess those successes or failures in the coming weeks.

Romans 14: Wise words for Christians in all times

By Curtis Shelburne: Religion columnist I didn’t want to write this column. First, it might sound political. I try to avoid that. Second, I’m already hearing in my brain all the warning bells one hears before he decides to stick his hand into a buzz saw. Smart move, Curt. Oh, well. I dread the November […]

God’s promises can take us past life’s milestones

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist At the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., there is a large brass captain’s bell in the lobby of the radiation therapy department. The bell represents an important milestone for all those undergoing radiation treatments for cancer. As a cancer patients completes the last radiation treatment, he or she rings the […]

a view from under the pew: a cross-country epiphany

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. a cross-country epiphany boss do you ever get so wrapped up in the busy-ness and routine of life […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Religion Calendar

Sunday Men’s non-denominational bible class — 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Free coffee and donuts. Teacher: Don Reid. Morning worship — 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. Clovis Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Services are being held at the Wayland Baptist University. Morning worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Religion Digest

Zias edged on second-half goal

CNJ staff BILLINGS, Mont. — Sophomore midfielder Kourtney Hull scored in the 65th minute Thursday, lifting Fort Lewis to a season-opening 1-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in Montana State-Billings’ sixth annual MSUB Cup. In the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader, Dixie State rolled to a 4-0 win over the host Yellowjackets. Play continues […]

ENMU opens season at Cloudcroft

CNJ staff PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University cross country teams will get an early test today when they open the season in a triangular meet against Texas Tech and Wayland Baptist. Tech will serve as the host of the meet, scheduled to be run in Cloudcroft. “It’ll be a nice deal, I think,” […]