The Air Commando Association is pleased to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Mrs Dee Roberson. Dee was instrumental in the formation of the ACA with then Col Harry C. "Heinie" Aderholt. Dee continued to be a valued asset to the ACA for decades to come. Congratulations Dee!
As Secretary for the 1st Air Commando Wing Commander Dee was the:
- CC’s trusted advisor, knew the administrative and operational details…wielded significant influence helping a disparate Wing to continue functioning with detachments in SEA, Panama, and Iraq
- CC’s confidant, early combat operations in SEA were shielded from public view, the 1 ACW was the only direct combat unit at that time, the Wing experienced significant losses…during this difficult time Dee earned a reputation for being the “troops best friend” in the Wing HQs
- Dee directly assisted then Col Heinie Aderholt during formation of the ACA…personally helped establish a…
- Board of Directors
- Newsletter, bank account, membership cards, mailbox
- Reunion agenda
- And faithfully served ACA members and families in many capacities over the last 50 years
The distinctive accomplishments of Ms. Dee Roberson across five decades of service to Air Commandos and families reflect great credit upon herself and the Air Commando Association.