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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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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

Chindit Chatter 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 hard…
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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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Announcing 2nd Edition of Growing and Building

We are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of Growing And Building, Faith, Prayer, And Leadership is now available. The book demonstrates lessons in leadership found­ed upon faith and prayer that is centered around biblical stories and General Fister's personal experiences derived from his time leading Officers’ Christian Fellowship’s Growing and Building Campaign. Included are…
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Farewell Message from ACJ Editor

Dear Members and Readers, Almost 10 years ago, ACA set out on an endeavor that many did not think would succeed; we launched the inaugural edition of the Air Commando Journal. This edition is the 30th....a great milestone. When we started, we had three primary players to give it a go. Rick Newton was our…
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HURLBURT FIELD RAO UPDATE

As of 19 February 2021, Hurlburt Field has no updates on getting the COVID-19 shots at the Hurlburt Clinic.   EXPANDED ADERHOLT FITNESS CENTER ACCESS: DOD ID Card Holders – Retirees/Dependents: Monday – Friday 0800-1000, 1300-1500, 1900-2200. Holidays/Down Days/Weekends – 0800-1700   RIPTIDE FITNESS CENTER ACCESS: Max Capacity: 50 Patrons DOD ID Cardholders/Retirees/Dependents Monday-Friday 0500-0900,…
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Covid-19 Vaccines for Okaloosa County Feb Schedule

DOH-Okaloosa has announced additional vaccination clinics.  Appointments are required for the vaccination clinics and will not be scheduled on site. Anyone born in February 1956 or earlier and non-hospital health care workers with direct patient contact are eligible for a vaccine appointment. Appointment scheduling for these clinics are open. To make an appointment, please visit…
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Support System Associates is Hiring

Position: Business Development Company Web Site: www.ssai.org Location:  Hurlburt Fld, FL vicinity Date Available: 12 Feb 2021 Security Clearance Required: Yes Job Description: Identify leads that will likely produce bids to win work. Plan and present SSAI Capabilities and services to existing and new clients. Maintain a good working relationship with existing contacts and create…
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