Category Archives: ACA Blog

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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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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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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