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  • Bergin assumes command of 27th Special Operations Wing

    The 27th Special Operation Wing hosted a change of command ceremony, May 24, 2023, at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony and transferred the wing’s guidon from U.S. Air Force

  • 27 SOLRS Fuels Management Flight wins American Petroleum Institute Award

    The 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight was awarded the first place 2022 American Petroleum Institute Award by the U.S. Air Force for the Best Fuels Organization out of 78 flights. This year is the first time Cannon Air Force Base Fuels Management Flight as

  • Sacrifice: A Gift of Hope

    For nearly half of his life, Nathan Munson had been living with a disease that not only affected his health, but his life. His sons grew up knowing their dad was sick, and while they wanted to do something to help, it seemed like too large a challenge. But with the help of his command team and

  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits Cannon AFB

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and his spouse, Sharene Brown, visited Cannon Air Force Base, April 12, 2023.During his visit, Brown met with 27th Special Operations Wing leadership, held a breakfast with junior enlisted Airmen and hosted an all-call for Airmen across the wing. At

  • 27th Special Operations Wing to participate in Balikatan 2023

    The 27th Special Operations Wing will be supporting Exercise Balikatan 2023, a Philippine-led event, throughout April.Exercise Balikatan is the largest annual bilateral exercise conducted between the Philippines and the United States. “Balikatan” is a Tagalog term that means “shoulder-to-shoulder”

  • CMSAF Visits Cannon Air Force Base

    Chief Bass serves as the personal advisor to the Chief of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, and proper utilization and progress of more than 600,000 total force Airmen.

  • Exercise Keen Sword 2023

    During exercise Keen Sword 23, members of the 17th Special Operations Squadron participated in a full-mission profile combat simulation to hone their skills and enhance Japan-U.S. combat readiness and interoperability.

  • A Legacy of Limitless Devotion

    The original mission of the newly branded “318th Special Operations Squadron” of 1971 (formerly known as the “318th Troop Carrier Squadron”, flying C-47 Skytrain aircraft in WW2) was “to provide a global, unconventional C-130 force (COMBAT TALON) … for both limited and general war; secondary mission