Category Archives: ACA Blog

2019 ACA Heritage Symposium Panelists

We are pleased to highlight the five individuals who participated in ACA Heritage Symposium, sponsored by Lockheed Martin. These Air Commandos brought insights, experience, and first-hand knowledge of Air Commando history and our future. They represented each of the decades in the last fifty years of Air Commando history. Each one played a critical role…
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AFSOC Airman Missing in the Gulf

Fellow Air Commandos, the 24th SOW is searching for a Special Warfare Airman who fell out of an airplane during a parachute training event. AFSOC, 1st SOW,  7thSFG, Rangers, 920th Rescue Group, and the Coast Guard have been searching 24/7 since the incident happened on 5 Nov. The family has been notified and Special Warfare…
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ACA Represented at WAAAM

[envira-gallery id="4712"] Dave Clark and his wife were at a Fly in Event at Western Antique Airplane Automobile Museum (WAAAM), in Hood River, OR recently. The Theme was Military Aviation. They  contacted ACA for brochures and information to hand out and display at their booth. They also handed out several applications for the ACA along…
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EFCU Upgrades to Platinum

Longtime local community business partner, Eglin Federal Credit Union upgrades to Platinum Level  to support our Air Commandos!  A huge Thank You to EFCU's President Mr. Jerry Williams and his team for his continued commitment to the ACA!
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Patriot Day 2019

Florosa Fire Dept

We salute our First Responders and honor the memory of all who perished on September 11th 2001: A day to remember, a day we will never forget! God Bless America!

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees! Col David H. Sammons, USAF(Ret) Col Ira D. "Donnie" Williams, USAF (Ret) MSgt John A. Smith, USAF (Ret) Lt Col Edward T. Reed, USAF (Ret) SMSgt Maurice Kunkel, USAF (Ret) Deceased
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Retired Air Commando Gets Help for Handicap Upgrades

A retired Air Commando Master Sergeant living just outside the local Fort Walton Beach area had a stroke and later fell causing paralysis and is now confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. His daughter is currently taking care of him until extensive remodeling and improvements on his home can be completed,…
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Family with Newborn Needed Financial Help

Recently, a young Captain and his wife’s newborn child was born with severe birth defects. The family traveled out of the Fort Walton Beach (Hurlburt Field) area approximately 5 hours away for treatment at a hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Everything medically available was done to save the baby. Sadly, the baby suffered two heart attacks…
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Amazon Smile Donations Make a Big Difference

If you shop using AmazonSmile online and designate the Air Commando Foundation as your charity, it adds up! For example, between April 1 and June 30, 2019 the Air Commando Foundation received $119.34! Thank you to all those Air Commandos out there who make their AmazonSmile purchases benefit fellow Air Commandos! Click on the AmazonSmile…
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2019 ACA Convention Registration is Online

This year we celebrate the 50th year of our Air Commando Association. We will highlight the history during our annual Heritage Seminar on Friday morning at the SoundSide Club on Hurlburt Field, so be sure to sign up early. We have scheduled many of our events with plenty of time for you to enjoy the…
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