Installlation Info: Zip Code: 88103, Area Code: 575, DSN: 681
"America's Go To Wing," Cannon Air Force Base prides itself on providing air support, medical and additional support units anytime and anywhere. With more than 50 years of service in New Mexico's "Land of Enchantment," the installation continues to experience growth and expansion in its mission to employ superior combat power throughout the world.
Eight miles west of Clovis, N.M., and 100 miles southwest of Amarillo, Texas, Cannon AFB employs the latest in aircraft technology with units that have fought in three wars and flown more than 14 different types of aircraft. Children attend area schools in the Clovis and Portales school systems. The 27th Medical Group and 10-bed hospital handle health-care needs.
Outdoor recreation is popular in the area. Base recreation includes: sports bar; fitness and youth centers; pools; skeet and trap range; golf; scuba diving; rock-climbing wall; bowling; track; theater; softball; and other sports.