Category Archives: ACA Blog

Col James D. Shaffer

James Dennis “Shaff” Shaffer, 61, died January 31, 2021 at his home in Shalimar, Florida, with his wife and daughter by his side. Jim was born November 30, 1959, to James Shaffer and Sue Henthorn in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Jim graduated from Oak Glen High School in 1977 and from the United States Air Force Academy…
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Vertex Solutions Seeking Senior Accounting Manager

ACA Corporate Partner, Vertex Solutions, is looking to fill a Senior Accounting Manager position available in Niceville, FL Company Overview: Vertex Solutions is seeking a Senior Accounting Manager for our Federal Government contracting business located in our Niceville, FL office.  Vertex provides a strong support system to optimize your opportunity and grow your career, with…
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Iron EagleX, newest corporate partner to join ACA

S. Lambert, M. Talokonnikoff, COO Barnett, M. Caruso, Pres Norrad, M. Grochol In December, 2020 the Iron EagleX leadership team and their Director of SOF Solutions, Matt Caruso (former AFSOC Command Chief) met with President Norrad & COO Barnett to proudly become ACA's most recent Silver Partner! Iron EagleX is a veteran owned, services and solutions…
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Fundraiser for Hometown Hero

The MG Eldon Bargewell Foundation, a non-profit group, would like your help honoring a true hometown hero. The goal of the MG Eldon Bargewell Foundation is to create a park honoring the Hoquiam native. Please consider making a donation at https://eldonbargewell.org/ a website dedicated to Eldon’s accomplishments, earning our nation’s second highest medal, the Distinguished…
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Reports Officer in Erbil, Iraq

The Hoplite Group is looking for a qualified Air Commando who fits the following criteria. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Active U.S. Secret Security Clearance START: September LOCATION: Erbil -Iraq DESCRIPTION: Seeking seasoned professional to serve in a “1099,” atmospherics subject matter expert (SME) contractor position, in Erbil, Iraq; compensation is commensurate with experience; 12-month rotation with…
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Former ACA President honored at Gathering of Eagles

  We are proud to announce the Gathering of Eagles Program at Air Command Staff College is honoring CMSgt (Ret) Wayne Norrad, former ACA President, as a 2021 Eagle for his notable career contributions to aviation and special operations. Chief Norrad is invited to the 40th annual Gathering of Eagles (GOE) event occurring 23-26 May,…
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Special Tactics Airman to be awarded the Air Force Cross

SSgt Alaxey Germanovich Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett will be presenting the Air Force Cross to a Special Tactics Airman during a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. MST at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec.10, 2020. SSgt Alaxey Germanovich, an ST combat controller with the 26th STS, will be awarded the nation’s second…
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Alion Science and Technology Looking for a Military Analyst

Position: Military Analyst Company Name: Alion Science and Technology Company Web Site: alionscience.com Location of Job Position: Ramstein AFB, Germany Date Available: 2020-11-19 Security Clearance Required: Yes Job Description: Position will involve determining airlift capabilities and airworthiness of African Partner Nations (PNs) airlift to assist in developing a Movement Air Coordination Center – Africa (MACC-A)…
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Loadmaster Position Available at Alion Science and Technology

Position: Loadmaster Company Name: Alion Science and Technology Company Web Site: Alionscience.com Location of Job Position: Germany Date Available: 2020-11-13 Security Clearance Required: Yes Job Description: Conduct surveys of African Nations air force cargo capabilities to include: cargo generation, Cargo handling, aerial port operations, Cargo operations safety program. Position is in Germany at Ramstein AFB.…
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