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WHAT IS THE WING STAFF AGENCY?

The 27th Special Operations Wing Staff Agencies provide command management and a wide variety of services to almost everyone on base. The agencies working directly for the wing commander, vice wing commander and the command chief include: the Air Operations Squadron, the Comptroller Squadron, Wing Administration, Protocol, Public Affairs, Wing Plans, the Inspector General, Staff Judge Advocate, Wing Safety, Equal Opportunity, the Base Historian, Chapel, Command Post, Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection, and Cannon's Senior Enlisted Advisor.

27TH SOW PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Public Affairs operations support the warfighter: at home and abroad; and the public: active, retired, reserve and family members; with capabilities that provide trusted counsel and guidance to leaders about public information, enhance Airman morale and readiness to accomplish our mission, and gain and maintain public support for military operations. We also communicate the mission of the U.S. Air Force to provide global influence and deterrence.

 

The U.S. Air Force engages in Public Affairs to provide trusted counsel to leaders; build, maintain, and strengthen Airman morale and readiness; enhance public trust and support; and achieve global influence and deterrence.

 

It is the responsibility of all Air Commandos to tell the Air Force story. Whether they are representing their base at a community function or representing the U.S. in a wartime or contingency operation, all Airmen are front-line ambassadors for the Air Force. It is imperative for Public Affairs to prepare all Air Commandos to be credible, intelligent, and articulate spokespersons for the Air Force.

 

PA SUPPORT REQUESTS

To request photo or video support, please complete the AF Form 833. Public Affairs can loan out photo, video and select A/V equipment to units if we are unable to support a request. To request self-help equipment, call 575-784-4131.

 

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY

Official biography photos (head and shoulders) are taken Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment; application/award photos (full-length) are only taken Thursdays during those times. Members will be required to fill out an AF Form 833 prior to their photo appointment.

 

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES: We are required to provide our customers with high quality, properly exposed and composed digital images. The photographer may assist you with minor adjustments for best subject representation. The photographer is NOT responsible for proper wear of the uniform. Military photographers are NOT authorized (AFI 35-109 and DODI 5040.02) to digitally alter image in any way.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: You are required to show up on time for your official studio appointment. You are responsible for proper wear and serviceability of your uniform. You are required to ensure all medals, badges, rank, and U.S. insignia are up to date in accordance with your service record. We have a changing facility for customers. If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will not be seen, and will be required to reschedule your appointment. Customers are responsible for selecting/approving an image before they leave their appointment (along with obtaining their print before departure). Re-shoots will not be granted for customers receiving an image that they are unhappy with on the basis of facial expression, hair style/cut, etc.

 

All images undergo a Quality Control process and are delivered electronically to the member following their appointment. Members are responsible for saving that digital file; PA does not maintain imagery indefinitely and lost files will be at no fault of the PA office. Members will need to re-take photos by appointment if original files are not properly maintained and needed beyond PA disposition. 

 

STUDIO APPOINTMENT: Call 575-784-4131 to book appointments.

 

SUBMISSION IDEAS

PA is NOT all-knowing and often needs the help of fellow Air Commandos to know what is going on around the wing.  

 

To recommend a story idea or submit an article or photograph for publication consideration, e-mail us at 27SOWPA.publicaffairs@us.af.mil. Requests will be handled in the order they are received and PA will respond accordingly.

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POINTS OF CONTACT

27th SOW Headquarters 

100 Air Commando Way 

Building 1 

575-784-2727 

 

27th SOW Command Post 

575-784-2253 

 

27th SOW Chapel 

104 W Albright Ave 

Building 58 

575-784-2507 

 

27th SOW Legal 

101 S Air Commando Way 

Building 60 

575-784-2211 

 

27th SOW Public Affairs 

100 Air Commando Way

Building 1; Ste 103 

575-784-4131 

 

27th SOW Equal Opportunity 

110 E Alison Ave 

Building 600 

575-784-2471 

 

27th SOCPTS 

110 E Alison Ave 

Building 600 

575-784-2647

 

WING ADMIN 

575-784-7776 

 

WING HISTORIAN 

575-784-2460 

 

WING PLANS 

575-784-1208 

 

WING PROTOCOL 

575-784-2729 

 

WING SAFETY 

575-784-2811 

 

WING SARC 

575-784-1014

 

SAPR HOTLINE 

575-784-7272