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  • 6th Special Operations Squadron is reassigned, provides new support

    The 6th Special Operations Squadron, previously the 27th Special Operations Group Detachment 1, was officially activated here, Oct. 6, 2022.The 6 SOS is an MC-130J Commando II aircraft flying unit that fulfills the 27th Special Operations Wing’s commitment to the Air Force Special Operations

  • Airman accelerates change through persistence

    Carroll’s journey and level of success is a testimony to hard work, dedication and the impact of empowering Airmen with a culture of innovation. She did not allow a hurdle such as not winning a competition prevent her from accomplishing her goals.

  • For the Airmen, By the Airmen

    The Airman’s Attic improves the quality of life for Airmen by providing some essentials when first arriving on station or when they are going through financial trouble. The Airmen that run Airman’s Attic are entrusted to lead a base-wide volunteer program, managing thousands of donated goods that

  • Cannon Air Force Base hosts the Operations Support Squadron Symposium 2022

    The 27th Special Operations Wing hosted the Operations Support Squadron Symposium 2022.  This event enabled Squadron Commanders and Senior Enlisted Leaders to communicate with Functional Managers from Air Force Special Operations Command and Headquarters Air Force to solve complex issues affecting

  • 27th Special Operations Munitions Squadron conducts 100% inventory

    The 27th Special Operations Munitions Squadron conducted a week-long inspection to verify all munitions are serviceable and usable by flying squadrons and ground forces at Cannon Air Force Base. The inspection ensures that the 27th Special Operation Wing can respond to crisis and contingencies at

  • 16 SOS conducts Spirit 03 memorial flight

    The 16th Special Operations Squadron conducted a memorial flyover to honor the crew of Spirit 03, the last AC-130 gunship shot down in combat. The flyover was followed by a remembrance brief that highlighted advances made in the gunship community since the loss of Spirit 03.