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27 Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AFSOC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

Lineage.  Constituted as 27 Periodic Maintenance Squadron on 4 Jun 1952.  Activated on 16 Jun 1952.  Inactivated on 25 Sep 1957.  Redesignated as 27 Organizational Maintenance Squadron, and activated, on 20 Sep 1962.  Organized on 1 Oct 1962.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Nov 1966.  Activated on 15 Dec 1971.  Redesignated as 27 Aircraft Generation Squadron on 1 Apr 1978.   Inactivated on 1 Nov 1991.  Redesignated as 27 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on 28 Jun 2002.  Activated on 27 Sep 2002.  Redesignated as 27 Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on 1 Oct 2007.

Assignments.  27 Fighter-Escort (later, 27 Strategic Fighter; 27 Fighter Bomber) Wing, 16 Jun 1952-25 Sep 1957.  27 Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Oct 1952-1 Nov 1966.  27 Tactical Fighter (later, 27 Fighter) Wing, 15 Dec 1971-1 Nov 1991.  27 Maintenance (later, 27 Special Operations Maintenance) Group, 27 Sep 2002-.

Stations.  Bergstrom AFB, TX, 16 Jun 1952-25 Sep 1957.  Cannon AFB, NM, 1 Oct 1962-1 Nov 1966.  Cannon AFB, NM, 15 Dec 1971-1 Nov 1991. Cannon AFB, NM, 27 Sep 2002-.

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.  

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Awards:  1 Oct 2007-30 Sep 2009; 1 Oct 2011-30 Sep 2013.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jan 1981-30 Jun 1982; 1 Jan 1988-31 Dec 1989; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 7 Apr 2015.

Supersedes statement prepared on 9 Oct 2007.

Emblem.  Approved on 23 Jan 1979.

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman