Category Archives: ACA Blog

SMSgt Ron Kellerman Deceased 29 March 2020

With great sadness, we inform our fellow Air Commandos about the recent death of our Special Tactics/SOWT Friend, Teammate, Mentor, Leader and true BROTHER: Ron Kellerman- RHK. RHK was killed on 29 March 2020 at his home on Roatan island in Honduras - Details are still being compiled. Ron was a key leader in SOWT…
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Temporarily closing our headquarters building in FL

Dear ACA Members, Families & Friends, Air Commandos and Families around the globe, you remain close at heart as we all try to navigate through the difficult challenges presented by the COVID-19 virus. We will continue to assist those struggling with urgent needs through the Air Commando Foundation. In the interest of public safety, we…
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Job Opening at Hoplite Group

Air Operations Deputy Project Lead (DPL) – Airlift Support Services - Balad The DPL serves as the critical integrator and ops director for an airlift project supporting the FMS F-16 Program on Balad Air Base, Iraq. This leader is responsible for the smooth operational employment of multiple airlift aircraft in support of the transportation of…
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Air Operations Project Lead Job Opening from Hoplite Group

Air Operations Project Lead – Airlift Support Services - Balad The Project Lead (PL) is the focal point for an airlift project supporting the FMS F-16 Program on Balad Air Base, Iraq. The PL is responsible for all aspects of the project including leading, motivating, managing, monitoring and communicating aviation operations. The PL provides sound…
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Richard E. Neel Sr. 1936 – 2020

Richard E. Neel Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at his home in Poland, Indiana. He was born September, 9, 1936 in McLeansboro, IL to Cecil and Stella (Gregory) Neel.  Richard was a retired United States Military Veteran having served thirty years in the United States Air Force and United States Army. Richard…
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Terry “Ace” Shepherd 1927 – 2017

Terry "Ace" Shepherd, age 89 passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He was born in 1927 in Hineston, Louisiana. Ace retired from the US Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant after 28 years of service. After retiring from the military he went to work for the Mary Esther Post…
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