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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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I Want to Help!

Yes! I Want to Help Sell Harley Davidson Raffle Dinner Tickets! • Fill out this form and submit it to the ACA and we will have a HD Raffle Dinner contact you. Name First Name * Last Name * Email Address * Phone Number * Tell us about yourself How many tickets do you think…
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James ‘Jim’ Gary

James 'Jim' Gary, 87, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at Creekside Villas in Waynesville, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Peggy, who passed away in 2016. He is survived by his sons, James Russell Gary of Telico Plains, TN and Jeffrey Thomas Gary (wife, Shelda),…
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In Memory of Our Fellow Air Commandos

We are very sadden by the loss of our great comrades and friends, may they rest in peace. David Booher Leonard A. Butler Michael C. Counts Donald Craig Allen Eakle James F. Egbert Sr. Gene Eller Brian S. Forder James 'Jim' Gary Alfred S. Gummerson Harold Hitt Charles Holden George Jennings Joseph Kerr Jerome Klingaman…
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ACA Welcomes New Members Mar 2021

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Lt Col Jerome “Jerry” W. Klingaman

With heavy hearts we report Lt. Col. Jerome “Jerry” W. Klingaman departed on his final sortie during the evening of March 8, 2021. Our condolences, hearts, and prayers are with the Klingaman family. Memorial service plans will be announced at the end of March. Jerry served on active duty for 22 years in the Air…
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A Tribute to Lt Gen Leroy Manor

The ACA is sad to report Lt Gen Leroy Manor, USAF (Ret), passed away on 25 Feb 2021 in Shalimar, FL. He was a true quiet professional, a leader of exceptional quality, a beloved family man, a mentor, and he will be missed by many. Brig General Leroy J. Manor (Official photo) General Manor was…
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SITREP ACJ Vol 9 Issue 3

By Mrs. Sherri Hayes ACA Civilian Advisor Salutations Air Commandos, Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I wanted to share a quick note about some of the ways your Air Commando Association supports Air Commandos and their families. You will be pleased to know the ethos of the original…
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Early actions in OIF by 16 SOG and 7 SOS

RE: Air Commando Journal Vol 9, Issue 2 Congratulations on another great edition of the ACJ. I would like to comment on two articles related to early actions in OIF by the 16th SOG and the 7th SOS. As good as the two articles were, they did not cover a lot of the geopolitical issues…
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Meet the new ACJ Editor-in-Chief

Air Commando Journal Vol 9/Issue 3 Paul Harmon, Colonel, USAF (Ret) Happy New Year from the Air Commando Association and Air Commando Journal staff! 2020 was a challenge, and as you know by now, the annual ACA Convention and many other events were cancelled because of Covid-19. Rest assured, your Air Commando Association is working…
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Congratulations Air Commandos!

The ACA is very proud to share the 2 Star List: Presidential Nomination Announcement. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE GENERAL OFFICER NOMINATIONS: The following brigadier generals have been nominated by the president to the Senate for appointment to the grade of major general, United States Air Force: Maj Gen (Sel) Matthew W. Davidson (Wolfe/Vanessa) Deputy…
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