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Anytime Flight

If you are a current ACA member and are willing to step up to a new membership level - the ANYTIME FLIGHT - then keep reading! We need your help to ensure the legacy of the Air Commando Association continues long into the future. Much has changed since the Air Commando Association was established. The…
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Hire an Air Commando!

Job listings are sent to the ACA from the Special Operations community in hopes that qualified Air Commando applicants will consider applying for the positions. These openings are not within the ACA, they are from separate companies. We will do our best to keep these listings as current as possible, so visit our website periodically.…
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Keep Us Informed

Thank you for keeping us informed of the passing of one of our own. We honor our members and their service to this country, to their fellow Air Commandos, and to their families. We are sadden by the loss of our great friends and comrades. We salute each Air Commando who flies west... If you…
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CV-22 Instructor Special Mission Aviator Position

Pinnacle's International Team is seeking a CV-22 aircraft systems expert.  Position is at RAF Mildenhall and needs to be filled quickly. The qualified Air Commando is responsible for the safe conduct of all flight operations in the CV-22 special operations aircraft through careful systems monitoring, troubleshooting and emergency procedure management.  Oversees all preflight, inflight, and…
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CMSgt Richard A. Young 1942 – 2022

CMSgt Richard Young Richard A. “Dick” Young, 80 of Ft. Walton Beach passed away May 2, 2022, surrounded by family at Sacred Heart of the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Florida. Dick was born April 2, 1942, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of the late William and Lois Young of Masonville, Ohio. He graduated in…
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Eagle Claw Remembrance

We are honored to invite you to the 2022 memorial ceremony in remembrance of those who sacrificed all for our Nation during Operation EAGLE CLAW (DESERT ONE). The John R. Alison Chapter of the Air Commando Association will host this ceremony on 25 April 2022.
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LeRoy W. Svendsen Jr. 1928-2022

Major General LeRoy W. (Swede) Svendsen, Jr. died on the 14th day of February at the age of 93. General Svendsen is survived by his wife, the former Juanita Boggs. Eight children: Randy, Chicago IL, Lance (Sandra), Charleston SC, daughter Kristi, San Antonio TX; stepsons Jon Boggs (Sue) Houston, Jeffery Boggs (Patty) Gaithersburg, MD.; eight…
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Business Development & Capture Manager

Capture Manager Tampa - Florida or Remote The Hoplite Group is currently recruiting for an ambitious Capture Manager with a proven track record in generating new business with U.S. Government contracts/DoD contracting environment. Visit The Hoplite Group's website to apply: https://www.thehoplitegroup.com/job-new-business-capture
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Carolina Chapter Networking and Professional Development Lunch

Air Commando Association – Carolina Chapter Networking and Professional Development Lunch Thursday, 10 February 2022 from 1100-1300 Calling on ALL Air Commandos and AFSOC team members in the local area to join us in learning about the ACA’s mission to help our members and their families. Guest Speaker: Retired Colonel Pat Dean (Former JSOC J5,…
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My ‘Project 404’ legacy on wheels

I spent 30 magnificent months with Project 404 (Det 1 606 ACS/Det 1 56 ACW/Det 1 56 SOW. Did the daily shuttle from Udorn to Vientiane and the assigned to L-54. In my 6 years in SEA there was no finer organization ... PERIOD! I commemorated that association with personalized license plates over the ensuing…
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If you or a loved one is feeling suicidal

If you or a loved one are feeling distressed or suicidal, please reach out to any of the sources listed below for help. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals…
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Major David E. Henry

Major David E. Henry, 88, passed away on November 18, 2021 at home after a lengthy illness. Dave was born on July 11, 1933, in Jacksonville, IL to Charles (Ty) and Florence Henry, who preceded him in death. He was a 1951 graduate of Routt College High School and attended Illinois College, before enlisting in…
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