Cannon Air Force Base

The base itself sits on 3, acres of land. A kid's menu is available. Archived from the original on 14 October Saturday, October 6, The history of the base began in the late s, when a civilian passenger facility, Portair Field, was established on the site. Archived 29 June at the Wayback Machine. The 16th Bomb Wing arrived in January

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Operations on Melrose Range also cover an area of 2, square miles of airspace. Melrose is used for training such as air to ground, small arms, and electronic combat. The history of the base began in the late s, when a civilian passenger facility, Portair Field, was established on the site.

Portair, a terminal for early commercial transcontinental flights, flew passengers in the Ford Trimotor "Tin Goose" by day, and used Pullman trains for night travel. In the s, Portair was renamed Clovis Municipal Airport. The war years saw the introduction of heavy bomber training to the Llano Estacado Staked Plains. Post-war demobilization saw flying operations nearly cease with the exception of the rare refueling of transient aircraft.

By May 28, , Clovis Army Air Field 'closed its doors' as the base was placed on the inactive list. The base, even while closed, remained in the hands of Air Training Command until late July, , when Tactical Air Command obtained it.

Cannon is named in honor of the late Gen. Cannon, former commander of the Tactical Air Command. The base was officially named Cannon on June 8, Since , the 27th designation has been assigned to a myriad of locations. Thursday, November 1, Saturday, November 3, Thursday, November 8, Attend the class to learn how to use the 3D printer and software for your own projects. The class will take approximately 1 hour and is recommended for ages 15 and up.

Tuesday, November 13, 6: Wednesday, November 14, 5: Thursday, November 15, Thursday, November 29, READ This week and every week teens read for the fun of it. Wednesday, September 26, Do you want to use the Cricut machine, but don't know where to start?

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children ages 0 to 6 and their parents. Story Time for ages 0 to 2 - Pumpkins. Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 0 to 2 and their parents. Enjoy a fun family friendly craft! Want to see the 3D Printer in action? Sunday, October 7, This week and every week teens read for the fun of it.

Wednesday, October 10, Want to use the 3D printer? Story Time for ages 3 to 6 - Firefighters. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children ages 3 to 6 and their parents. Saturday, October 13, Story Time for ages 0 to 6 - Pumpkin Patch. Wednesday, October 17, Story Time for ages 0 to 2 - Monsters. Story Time for ages 3 to 6 - Halloween. Story Time for ages 0 to 2 - Bears. Story Time for ages 3 to 6 - Autumn.