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27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron

The 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron (SOMDSS) accomplishes global special operations taskings as an Air Force component member of U.S. Special Operations Command. The unit promotes and maintains health of all active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve personnel, dependants and retirees in the local area. Beneficiaries include four groups, 19 squadrons, 10 staff agencies, and 12 tenant units. Personnel provide disaster preparedness, Trocare, patient administration, readiness, information systems, resources, and pharmacy, laboratory and logistics services.

Constituted 27th Medical Support Squadron on Aug. 26, 1994. Activated on Sept. 1, 1994. Redesignated 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron on Oct. 1, 2007.

27th Medical Group, Sept. 1, 1994 - Sept. 30, 2007
27th Special Operations Medical Group Oct. 1, 2007 - Present

Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.,  Sept. 1, 1994 - Present

Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: June 1, 1996-May 31, 1998; June 1, 2002 - May 31, 2004

Emblem Significance
Emblem approved Nov. 12, 1998. 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 divided disc reflects the unit's team effort to support Air Force personnel with good medical care. The red cross denotes the unit as a medical squadron. The eagle symbolizes the unit's ability to seek out methods of preventative medicine and to provide swift medical care when the needs arise. The hands supporting the cross represent the continuous support by the squadron to help those in need.

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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.