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27 Special Operations Munitions Squadron (AFSOC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 27 Aviation Depot Squadron on 5 Dec 1956.  Activated on 1 Jan 1957.  Redesignated as 27 Munitions Maintenance Squadron on 1 Jul 1960.  Inactivated on 31 Jan 1970.  Activated on 1 Mar 1971.  Inactivated on 1 Apr 1978.  Redesignated as 27 Special Operations Munitions Squadron on 21 Jun 2021.  Activated on 27 Jul 2021. 

Assignments.  825 Air Base (later, Combat Support) Group, 1 Jan 1957; 384 Bombardment Wing, 1 Jul 1960; 43 Bombardment Wing, 1 Sep 1964-31 Jan 1970.  27 Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Mar 1971-1 Apr 1978.  27 Special Operations Maintenance Group, 27 Jul 2021-.

Stations.  Little Rock AFB, AR, 1 Jan 1957-31 Jan 1970.  Cannon AFB, NM, 1 Mar 1971-1 Apr 1978.  Cannon AFB, NM, 27 Jul 2021-.

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.  

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 15 Feb-30 Dec 1957; 1 Jul 1973-31 Dec 1974.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Oct 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 8 Nov 1971.

Emblem.  Approved on 12 May 1971.  Emblem requires modification for design.  Organization should submit proposal IAW DAFI 84-105, chapter 3.  Contact local supporting historian or MAJCOM history office for assistance.

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.