16th Special Operations Squadron receives its first AC-130J Ghostrider gunship

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  • By Airman 1st Class Cassidy Thomas
  • 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force 16th Special Operations Squadron AC-130J Ghostrider arrives at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, April 18, 2022. The arrival of the AC-130J Ghostrider represents a significant expansion of force generation capacity as the Air Force Special Operations Command structures for the reemergence of great power competition, demanding significant transformation to ensure Air Commandos are ready to successfully operate in full-spectrum operations.