Honors

Best Ryan Best of Elida High School has received a $2,000 scholarship from the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association’s Foundation for Rural Service 2009 College Scholarship Program. Roosevelt Rural Telephone promised to contribute an additional $500. Ellis Shelby Ellis of Portales High School has received a $2,000 scholarship from the Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio Foundation based […]

May 8 Honors

The following Cannon airmen were recognized at the weekly wing staff meeting on Tuesday: • Staff Sgt. Jason Derocher, 27th Special Operations Electric Maintenance Squadron, received the Quarterly Weapons Safety award. • Staff Sgt. Michael Clark, 27th Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron, received the Quarterly Ground Safety Award. • Tech. Sgt. Worth Peterson, 27th Special […]

April 10 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the Kirtland AFB NCO Academy. 27th Special Operations Support Squadron• Tech. Sgt. Glenn Eisenmann, Academic Achievement Award and Distinguished Graduated recipient• Tech. Sgt. Macon Kitchens 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron• Tech. Sgt. Robert Kibbles 73rd Special Operations Squadron• Tech. Sgt. James Tech, Color Guard Detail Commander — Cannon […]

Community honors citizen of the year

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Lifelong Floyd resident, community servant, Christian and jack-of-all-trades Alvis Griffith has been named Floyd’s Citizen of the Year. The award was presented at Floyd’s 59th Annual Country Jamboree Saturday night. Griffith said he thanked his family and friends, as well the Floyd Lions Club. “I am greatly honored,” Griffith […]

March 13 Honors

The following Cannon master sergeants were selected for promotion to senior master sergeant: • Larry Caudill, 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron • Timothy Dunsmore, 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron • Jacqueline Gomez, inbound to the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron • George Jones IV, 27 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron • Scott […]

March 15, 1977

The Portales News-Tribune reported that the Eastern New Mexico University men’s orienteering team had captured first place honors out of a field of ten at the Area II meet in Abilene, Texas

March 6, Honors

February’s Diamond Sharp Award winners were: • Senior Airman Lester Powell, 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron • Airman 1st Class Michael Sheppard, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron • Airman 1st Class Jacob Tackett, 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron. The airmen received their awards on Feb. 27 at the Pecos Trail Dining Facility for […]

Feb. 27 Honors

Feb. 20 Honors

The following airmen are graduates of the Kirtland NCO Academy Class 2009-2: • Distinguished Graduate and Commandant’s Award recipient, Tech. Sgt. Darrel Bailey, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Ulises Aguirre, 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Angelia Benway, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Brian […]

Feb. 13 Honors

• Tech. Sgt. Jacob Murphy, 16th Special Operations Squadron, Det. 1, received the Air Force Combat Action Medal. • Master Sgt. Justin Campanella, 16th Special Operations Squadron, Det. 1, received the Air Force Combat Action Medal. — Cannon Air Force Base

Feb. 6 Honors

Diamond Sharp Award winners for the month of January were: • Airman 1st Class Ivy Jackson, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron • Airman 1st Class Andrew McClellan, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron • Staff Sgt. Crystal Fabian, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron. The airmen received their awards on Jan. 30 at the […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Honors

WTAMU West Texas A&M University has named more than 1,100 students to honor lists for the fall 2008 semester. Of that total, 417 were named to the President’s List and 758 students were named to the Dean’s List. Area students include: • Travis D. Field Students named to the President’s List must have a grade […]

Jan. 30 Honors

The following airmen scored a 90 percent or higher on their Career Development Course exams: 27th Special Operations Support Squadron • Senior Airman Edith Aguilar-Millett,

Jan. 23 Honors

• The 27th Special Operations Medical Group Dental Clinic received the 2008 Air Force Special Operations Command Outstanding Small Dental Clinic Team Award. The clinic was also nominated for the USAF Small Dental Clinic Team of the Year Award. •l Master Sgt. Jannessa Force, 27th Special Operations Medical Group, was awarded with the 2008 Air […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Honors

Eastern New Mexico University The following Portales students were named to the dean’s list at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, for the fall 2008 semester. • Brittney Burns • Alex Harmon To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grad point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours. The […]

Dec. 28, 2008 Honors

Knudson Caroline Anne Knudson of Portales has received the Denison Scholarship from Kansas State University for the 2008-2009 academic year. Also, Cory Alexander Young of Clovis was awarded the M.A. Durland, Engineering and Honors scholarships. Caitlyn Marisa Romero of Tucumcari obtained awards from the Agricultural Enhancement Fund and William and Melissa Harold Memorial Scholarship. In […]

Dec. 24 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the NCO Academy at Kirtland AFB: • Tech. Sgt. Christopher Cochran, 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Robert Collins, 73rd Special Operations Squadron • Tech. Sgt. Brian Hoffner, 73rd Special Operations Squadron • Tech. Sgt. James Vandyke, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron — Cannon Air […]

Sunland wins marketing award

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By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Working for peanuts has earned a Portales company top honors. Peanut processor Sunland Inc. is the New Mexico Department of Agriculture’s New Mexico Agriculture Marketer for 2008. The company received the honor earlier this month. “The importance of it is just the recognition by the New Mexico Department of […]

Dec. 19 Honors

• The 3rd SOS won the 2008 Air Force Special Operations Command Meritorious Unit Award for the period of Oct. 1, 2007, to Sep. 30, 2008. • The 73rd SOS and the 318th Special Operations Squadron were recently awarded Accident Free Flying Hour Award plates from Air Force Special Operations Command Safety.

Nov. 14 Honors

The following airmen were selected for promotion to staff sergeant: • Kendra Coleman, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron • Eric Kindle, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron • Alan Hailey, 3rd Special Operations Squadron • Michael Wilson, 73rd Special Operations Squadron