Category Archives: ACA Blog

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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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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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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