Cannon change of command ceremony scheduled

Freedom New Mexico

A change of command ceremony for the 27th Special Operations Wing is scheduled for 10:27 a.m. today at Cannon Air Force Base.

Base officials said Col. Stephen Clark will assume command of the 27th SOW from the current commander, Col. Timothy Leahy, whose next assignment will be special assistant to the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command.

Clark’s current duty assignment is the U.S. SOCOM Special Operations Support Team chief at the National Counter Terrorism Center, Washington, D.C.

The ceremony is limited to base personnel and invited guests.