Category Archives: Members-Only Blog

Local 30th Anniversary of Operation JUST CAUSE

The Northwest Florida 30th Anniversary of Operation JUST CAUSE event took place on Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at the USAF Armament Museum, Eglin AFB, FL. It started at 1000 hrs and lasted approximately 45 minutes, and was very well attended. The ACA provided a membership table manned by Jim Connors, Mickey Wright, Chris Foltz, and…
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Congratulations to the Following Air Commandos!

The US Dept of Defense released General Officer Assignments as of Dec 5, 2019 and Air Commando Brig Gen Brenda P. Cartier, director of operations, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida, has been assigned to vice commander, 19th Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Brig. Gen.…
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ACA Member Looking for Pilots on HOBO 22 & 23

ACA member Phil Conran is trying to find the pilots on HOBO 22 & 23 who flew on the mission with him on 6 October 1969. He was in the second H-3 helicopter shot down that day in Laos. Please comment with your name and email if you were a pilot flying A1s and identified…
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Gen John Alison Chapter Donation

Air Commando Association, Gen John Alison (Washington D.C.) Chapter Secretary Jim Piel presents a check from the first ever Top Golf Tournament Fundraiser held in the Washington D.C. area to ACA/COO Dennis Barnett at the Headquarters Building in Mary Esther, FL.
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John D Partain, Col, USAF (Ret) 1959-2019

Col John D. Partain Col JD Partain (USAF) passed away at home with his family by his side on September 20th. He was 59 years old. John is survived by his wife Claire Partain, children David Partain and Rosie Partain and sister Lisa Partain Hampton. He was predeceased by his parents Lt Gen Edward A…
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