Thunderbirds perform Super Bowl flyover

USAF photo: Staff Sgt. Bradley Lail The U.S. Air Force Thunder-birds perform a flyover during the singing of the National Anthem during Super Bowl XLIII on Feb. 1, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Air Force News Service NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds thrilled more […]

3rd SOS changes leadership, transfers to Cannon

USAF photo: Airman Maynelinne De La Cruz Col. James Cardoso, 27th Special Operations Group commander, transfers the 3rd Special Operations Squadron guidon to Col. Robert Brock, the incoming 3rd Special Operations Squadron commander on Oct. 8. By Capt. Mae-Li Allison: 27th SOW Public Affairs Just one week after the 27th Special Operations Wing marked its […]

Dec. 17, 1978

A longtime Texico city clerk was indicted on 38 counts of embezzlement, failure to deposit public money and tampering with public records. … Hang Ten brand clothing was sold at Pearlene’s, 308 1/2 Main St. … Cannon airmen and aircraft returned to Clovis after participating in a three-week combat training exercise at Nellis Air Force […]

Feb. 6, 1982

Members of the 27th Tactical Fighter Wing at Cannon Air Force Base returned home after a month-long deployment to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. … Yucca Junior High’s ninth-grade girls basketball team was riding a 14-game winning streak. … Beta Sigma Phi, a social and service sorority, announced “sweethearts” selected to represent area chapters. […]

Major deployment postpones Cannon Appreciation Day

CNJ staff About 350 Cannon Air Force Base personnel on Friday will deploy to Nevada for three weeks of training exercises, the largest deployment so far this year. Col. Jeff Harrell, 27th Fighter Wing vice commander, said pilots and support personnel from the 522nd and 524th Fighter Squadron will be participating in the “Red Flag” […]