27TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON|
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The 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron (SOMDOS) accomplishes global special operations taskings as an Air Force component member of the U.S. Special Operations Command. The unit promotes and maintains health of all active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, civilian personnel, dependants and retirees in the local area. Beneficiaries include 4 groups, 19 squadrons, 10 staff agencies and 12 tenant units. Personnel provide behavioral/mental health, family medicine, pediatric, women's health, and immunization services; as well as radiology and physical therapy to ensure readiness, health protection and performance enhancement.
Lineage - Constituted 27th Medical Operations Squadron on Aug. 26, 1994. Activated on Sept. 1, 1994. Redesignated 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron on Oct. 1, 2007.
Assignments - 27th Medical Group, Sept. 1,1994-Sept. 30, 2007
27th Special Operations Medical Group, Oct.1, 2007-Present
Stations - Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Sept.1, 1994-Present
Service Streamers. - None
Campaign Streamers - None
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers - None
Decorations - Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: June 1, 1996-31 May 1998; June 1, 2002-May 31, 2004
Emblem significance Approved on Jan. 11, 2001. Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The red symbolizes the valor of Air Force members. Green symbolizes the fertility of the land. The red cross and caduceus represent the Medical Corps and the EKG strip shows the heartbeat of care and compassion shown by medical personnel.