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27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron

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 -

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.

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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.