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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David Coulter, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron AC-130 armament shop, preps a multi-purpose adapter for munitions transition during a load competition April 6, 2015 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Cannon’s elite weapons Air Commandos gathered in a newly renovated hangar for a bit of friendly competition geared toward promoting pride within their career field and a sense of camaraderie among crew members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Mercer) 27th SOMXG: Weapons troops showcase skill
Who are the baddest warriors on this base? Who puts the boom in the tip of the spear? For the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron AC-130, and MQ-9 Reaper and CV-22 Osprey armament shops competing in Air Force Special Operations Command’s inaugural weapons load crew of the year event, Monday, the answer to those questions is simple –
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Corey Masquef, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and construction equipment apprentice, utilizes a motor grader to clear areas of the main gate Jan. 5, 2015 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Pavement and construction equipment Air Commandos have the critical task of constructing and maintaining concrete and asphalt runways, roads, operating and maintaining heavy construction equipment such as, loaders, graders, dozers, dump trucks, transporting construction equipment and materials, and ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental regulations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexxis Mercer) 27th SOCES: Dedication of the Dirtboyz
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 everything from providing housing, fire protection and environmental management, to explosive
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A maintainer with the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron places a 105 millimeter ammo round in a storage container Dec. 18, 2014 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Munition specialists maintain and recondition munitions, munitions handling equipment and munitions maintenance  and storage facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Eboni Reece) 27th SOMXG: Mission-critical unsung heroes
Maintainers are an essential component of mission capability within the 27th Special Operations Wing. Often working more than 12-hour shifts from the back shops to the flightline, these Air Commandos play a role that is much easier said than done: to keep 27th SOW aircraft mission-ready.   Collectively, the 1,400 highly-trained,
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessie Schuelke, 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical services technician, briefs Lt. Gen. Thomas Travis, Surgeon General of the Air Force, on the Exceptional Family Member Program Oct. 28, 2014 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Schuelke noted several improvements that will lower the number of EFMP-related relocations from Cannon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shelby Kay-Fantozzi) Air Force Surgeon General absorbs Air Commando mission, culture
Lt. Gen. Thomas Travis, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 28 to gain insight into the expansive nature of the mission and the benefits of the local range facilities.  The visit also provided an opportunity for Air Commandos working in each section of the 27th Special Operations Medical Group to share
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