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27th Special Operations Mission Support Group

The primary mission of the 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group is to provide combat support and base sustainment services to ensure the mission readiness of the 27th Special Operations Wing. These support services and activities include providing housing, facilities/infrastructure, fire protection, environmental management, explosive ordnance disposal, disaster preparedness, food service, law enforcement and security, communications, personnel support and other base services as well as recreation activities for a base populace of more than 6,500 military personnel, civilian employees, their families and 4,000 retirees for all units and associate organizations on Cannon Air Force Base.

27 SOMSG traces its beginnings to the 27th Air Base Group, which  activated Aug. 1, 1948, at Kearney Army Air Field, Neb. The group supported the wing mission of flying the F-82 aircraft. The 27th Air Base Group  inactivated Oct. 1, 1958, and reactivated on June 8, 1969, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., as the 27th Combat Support Group and  became the 27th Mission Support Group. It was redesignated the 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group Oct. 1, 2007.

The group is comprised of six very diverse and dynamic squadrons: 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron; 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron; 27th Special Operations Security Forces; 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron; 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron; and the 27th Special Operations Communications Squadron

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3rd Quarterly Community Meeting

Video by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft
September 2021 Cannon AFB PFOS/PFOA Virtual Meeting
27th Special Operations Wing
Sept. 15, 2021 | 01:12:58
The 27th Special Operations Wing and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center hosted a virtual public meeting to provide updates to its on-going actions to address Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), identified at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

This is the third meeting of a planned series of quarterly meetings focused on the Air Force’s response to PFAS. AFCEC’s environmental experts will be available to answer questions regarding these efforts. The Air Force welcomes and encourages public participation and involvement.