Category Archives: Foundation News

Christmas Still Coming For Two Boys

Air Commando MSgt James Olk lost his wife, Sherry, in a tragic accident. Through the Air Commando Foundation and donations,  MSgt Olk was compensated with immediate support, a years worth of childcare for their two sons Peter and Aiden, and two (one for each child) Lego Christmas Trees to continue the legacy which their mother…
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Harley Davidson Dinner Fundraiser Donates $10K to Foundation

Col (retired) Jim Connors, Treasurer of the Air Commando Association on far left of photo accepts a check for $10,000 from VFW 11367 from the 14th Annual Harley Davidson Raffle Dinner. The Air Commando Foundation is profoundly grateful to everyone for their generosity and hard work on the 14th Annual Harley Davidson Dinner. Col (retired)…
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Helping A Family In Need

A child was born with birth defects to a young SSgt and his wife. After the Ronald McDonald house could no longer house them, the Foundation provided $898 to help pay for a hotel room near the hospital where the baby was receiving treatments. *For confidentiality purposes and respect for privacy, the ACF shares only…
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TSgt Gets Much Needed Help

A TSgt’s wife needed to stay in a hospital out of town for an extended time. The SM was not permitted to be sent as a TDY, and he incurred costs for gas, hotel, and food. Your Foundation, along with the TACP Association, gave $2,520 each to reimburse the young TSgt for expenses. *For confidentiality…
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GivingTuesdayNow 2020

People can show their generosity in a variety of ways during #GivingTuesdayNow--whether it’s helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing a skill, or giving to causes, every act of generosity counts.
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Air Commando Receives Help After Spouse Passes Away

The Air Commando Foundation provided financial support to a service member of 17 years who lost his wife unexpectedly to pneumonia. During this sudden and devastating crisis to him and his two small children, the ACF assisted with travel and hotel expenses for immediate family members to attend the funeral services for his wife. *For…
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ACF Assists MSgt During Miraculous Recovery

A MSgt suffered a cardiac episode while driving.  The car was driven off the side of the road and she was later found unresponsive.  When she arrived at the medical center, she coded out several times, and was placed on life support.  When she was finally removed from life support, she began breathing on her…
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Foundation Assists During Tragedy

An ACA life member and his wife suddenly lost their daughter when she was tragically murdered. Your foundation provided $1,000 to help with travel expenses and the memorial service. *For confidentiality purposes and respect for privacy, the ACF shares only basic information concerning individuals and their situations in which the Foundation has assisted.
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Family Attends Funeral

After a Lt Col suffered the sudden loss of his wife to pneumonia, the foundation was able to provide $1,500 for travel and hotel for his immediate family to attend the funeral. *For confidentiality purposes and respect for privacy, the ACF shares only basic information concerning individuals and their situations in which the Foundation has…
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