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ACA is dedicated to preserving our great heritage of Air Commandos’ achievements past, present, and future and to honoring the tremendous contributions made to protect the values held dear by all Americans.

We are a worldwide membership based organization founded in 1969, and have over 3,700 members who are active duty or retired Air Commandos from all ranks and specialties. We also have several associate members from other branches of the military who wish to remain affilated with Special Operations. ACA has chapters at Cannon AFB, NM; Hurlburt Field, FL; Kadena AB, Japan; Kirtland AFB; RAF Mildenhall, England; Rocky Mountain region; Tampa Bay area; and Washington D.C.

ACA publishes a magazine called the Air Commando Journal and its sole mission is to tell the Air Commando and USAF Special Operations story, from our beginning to today. Members receive current ACA news via our Membership E-Newsletter along with timely emails informing them of important updates. is our official website and has information including our history, upcoming events and our latest publications. Sign up to become a member, shop our store, make a donation, or register for upcoming events. For more information, follow us on Facebook: Air Commando Association.


ACJ Vol 7 Issue 2 Women in AFSOC

"The truth is today we have women serving with distinction in all crew positions and combat support roles. The Air Commandos in these pages represent some of our nation’s top talent, contributing diversity of thought, perspectives, and skills to AFSOC. We have fought in every combat contingency since Operation ALLIED FORCE (1999). We are patriots who have a deep desire to serve our nation, defend our Constitution and support our allies at all costs. Some have paid the ultimate sacrifice, including women such as SSgt Anissa Shero. "


-- Brenda Cartier, Brig Gen (Sel), USAF
AFSOC Director of Operations

 Click for PDF edition of the Air Commando Journal


Foundation: Supporting Air Commandos & Their Families

Air Commando 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
Former AFSOC Command Chief

For more information and to donate go to Air Commando Foundation.


The appearance of military and government personnel is not meant to suggest an official endorsement by the Department of Defense of the ACA Foundation or its fundraising efforts.

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ACAOnline features everything Air Commando Association, from membership signup forms, event registration, photos of all ACA events, Air Commando Foundation news and fund raisers, Corporate Partner information, Air Commando Journal archives, even the Commando Store. Our list of board of directors, the Air Commando Hall of Fame inductees, and lots more can be found on this web site. We hope you take a few minutes and check out all that we offer to members and the community at large, and let us know if you have any questions by contacting us at

Contact Information

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

Street Address: 2502 Highway 98 W, Mary Esther, FL 32569

Phone: 850-581-0099 Fax: 850-581-8988
Email:  Click here