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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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AFSOC honors 2020 Outstanding Airmen

Air Force Special Operations Command's 2020 Outstanding Airman of the Year pose for a photo at the conclusion of the AFSOC OAY banquet at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 13, 2021. AFSOC formally recognized the 2020 OAY winners with a base tour, a medallion breakfast and the formal banquet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman…
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MH-53M wash day!

A dedicated group from the Pave Low community showed up at the Armament Museum located in Shalimar, FL on a beautiful spring day in May to wash the MH-53M. It was one hour of washing followed by 1 hour of war stories. Chester Fleming was the ringleader and attracted the likes of Steve Connelly, Dave…
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ACA at 58 SOW Professional Organization Day

The 58th SOW hosted a professional organization day. As part of building leaders and professionals grounded in their community’s culture the 58th took the opportunity to expose their team to professional and helping organizations. For this first iteration the Wing had the Air Commando Association, Air Force Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of…
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James D. ‘Kit’ Carson Lt Col, USAF (Ret)

February 3, 1932 – April 27, 2021 Born in New Dover, Ohio to Esther and Don Carson. Graduated High School in Bellefontaine, OH and The Ohio State University. He was an Eagle Scout and a Shriner. He was also a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and while there operated a photography studio. In…
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Shelley Woodworth

Director Colonel Shelley A. Woodworth retired from the Air Force in February 2021, as the Chief, Programming, Force Structure, and Basing Division, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. In this position, she ensured over 19,000 Air Commandos were resourced and equipped through force structure planning and programming, military basing initiatives, and development of…
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Tragic Loss Due to Cancer

The Special Operations community came together to assist the family of an active-duty Lt Colonel who tragically lost his battle with brain cancer recently. The Air Commando Foundation, along with the Combat Shadow Association, provided $1,750 to help cover the hotel/lodging for the family. *For confidentiality purposes and respect for privacy, the ACF shares only…
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Unit Deployment Manager (Logistician)

Hoplite Group is currently seeking a Unit Deployment Manager (Logistician), in support of a customer at Duke Field, Florida Click here to apply online at the Hoplite Group's website Salary: $36-38K Annual (DOE) Responsibilities Duties will include, but are not limited to:  Ensure unit personnel are trained and ready to deploy. Assist in providing a…
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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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