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ACA BoD Reorganizes Board Structure In a recent meeting, the ACA BoD reorganized the Board structure creating the position of Chairman of the Board effective 1 March 2014. The Chairman,...
3rd Annual Taste of North Bay The Taste of North Bay is a tapas and wine pairing in North Bay (Niceville, FL), joining people, food and drinks to raise money and awareness for military...
Hurlburt Virtual Air Park Needs Your Story The 1st Special Operations Wing is creating a virtual tour for the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and we would like you to be a part of it. The Memorial...




"I arrived at Hurlburt for Talon School in the fall of 1980 in the immediate aftermath of Honey Badger. I arrived as a reasonably well qualified C-130 tactical pilot. I knew the airplane (or so I thought) and basic airdrop tactics. How hard could this be? Well, it was hard as Bob Brenci, Jim Hobson or Jerry Uttaro can attest. The leadership of the 8th SOS accepted me, with some deserved reservations of course. The Talon business has always been a “show me” activity. At that time and hopefully for all time, performance trumped other considerations…" 

General (Ret), USAF
Former Chief of Staff

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ACA Foundation: Supporting Air Commandos & Their Families

ACA Foundation

“Thanks to the Air Commando Association [Foundation] for their passionate and compassionate care of our force. Once again, when a need for benevolence was identified they quickly answered the call. For all the gracious organizations out there that care for our wounded, ill, and in need teammates, the ACA [Foundation] is by far the most responsive and has the greatest latitude to give. Hats off to Maj Gen-retired Secord and Col-retired Barnett. What you’ve done with ACA is remarkable...and very much appreciated by AFSOC leadership and our great force of Air Commandos! HOOYAH, ACA!!"

CMSgt William Turner
AFSOC Command Chief

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Welcome to the ACAOnline

The Air Commando Association is dedicated to continuing growth, strength, and support of American Special Operation forces through education, charity, research, and historical preservation. It is our Honor ensuring that American military forces continue to have the Special Operations capability required to implement U.S. strategies.

Association membership includes active duty, reserve, retired, and separated military personnel, both officer and enlisted, as well as civilian and industrial supporters who are and/or were assigned to, attached to, or served with or supported, any Air Commando/Special Operations Unit.

Contact Information

Air Commando Association
P.O. Box 7
Mary Esther, FL 32569-0007

Phone: 850-581-0099
Fax: 850-581-8988
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