Cannon Air Force Base To Host Air Force Special Operations Assets and Pesonnel

Las Cruces, NM – The United States Defense Department decided today that Cannon Air Force Base in CLovis, New Mexico will play host to Air Force Special Operations assets and personnel.

As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports the news was welcomed by New Mexico politicians who feared the base would be closed under the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Plan.