Free exchange of ideas remains vital

Freedom New Mexico Freedom of speech and academic freedom prevailed last week when a deeply religious man — some call him a zealot — delivered a speech at the U.S. Air Force Academy after an intensive campaign to censor him by government force. Retired Marine Lt. Clebe McClary spoke at an Air Force Academy prayer […]

Misbehavior needn’t be regulated

By Tibor Machan: Freedom columnist In matters of human conduct it is vital to distinguish between actions that coerce others to do something they must be in charge of choosing either to do or not do, versus resisting their attempts to coerce someone. If I try to make you eat your vegetables and you aren’t […]

Sponsors key to helping new arrivals at Cannon

By Ray Spain: Airman and Family Readiness Center Sponsoring new airmen is a vital component of the mobile military lifestyle. Relocating is a stressful experience for service members and their families, but sponsors smooth the way for a quick and efficient transition to the new location and job. As the link to an airman’s new […]

Promoting business vital

By Sandra Taylor-Sawyer: Everybody’s Business Promoting The Business

Verifying records, information vital to career

Air Force News Service RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Successful career progression for airmen requires hard work, planning and dedication, but even more importantly, an accurate personnel record. Of all the actions airmen can take to affect their chances for promotion and professional development, the most important is ensuring their personal information is correct. […]

Disclosing medical history vital to election

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N.M. Vital Records and Health Statistics

N.M. Vital Records and Health Statistics

Soldiers’ religious service vital part of holy season

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist We cut out the lights and engine on the HumVee, drifting through the last 200 yards of woodland, the snapping of branches and the light thudding of the wheels now the only sound to ruffle the South Georgia twilight. We were rolling downhill, a gentle slope, leading into a streambed […]

Pulling out of Iraq war not hard choice

By Steve Chapman: Syndicated Columnist “I think about Iraq every day — every single day.” No, those were not the words of peace activist Cindy Sheehan, who is camped out by the Bush ranch in Crawford, Texas, hoping for a meeting with the president so she can ask what her soldier son died for. Those […]

Music remains vital part of life and living

By John Posner: Guest Columnist Editor’s note: This is part of in a week-long series in which local columnists talk about their love for music in celebration of “Music in Our Schools Week” at Clovis schools. E.Y. Harburg once said, “Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes […]

Target shooting helps bowhunters stay sharp

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Competitors at Saturday’s bowhunting competition determine the scores on their first target. Clockwise from bottom left are Jamie Hipp, T.J. Wood, Renae Hipp and Jim Wood. Walter Beevers of Clovis watches on the side. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson Oasis State Park saw a portion of people braving the slight winds to enjoy […]