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The purpose of the AACA shall be to encourage and facilitate camaraderie amongst all Aircraft Armament Chiefs; to provide useful services to the membership and the Aircraft Armament Community; and to promote the welfare of their dependents, survivors, and the Aircraft Armament Community by:

a) Preserving our aircraft armament heritage; respecting our history and our presence, and continuing the comradeship of our brotherhood.

b) Maintaining the historical value and honor of the Aircraft Armament career field.

c) Assistance and active involvement in the Aircraft Armament Community.

d) Remaining in touch with members through correspondence, by organizing and conducting periodic reunions, social events, and or AACA calls of the membership.

e) Assisting Aircraft Armament war veterans hospitalized Aircraft Armament personnel, members of the Aircraft Armament Community, their dependents, and surviving spouses and/or orphans of deceased Aircraft Armament veterans.

f) Providing professional development information to members and assisting with professional networking.

g) Advocate for continued efforts and sponsorship of the CMSgt Gregory A. Kebil Memorial Scholarship Fund, and other Aircraft Armament Community related foundations and awards and recognition activities for active duty Aircraft Armament troops.

h) Perpetuating the memory of deceased Aircraft Armament Chiefs.

i) Voicing our aflnament perspectives. j) Provide additional knowledge and facts to represent the Aircraft Armament career field to the Air Armament Museum (Eglin AFB) and Enlisted Heritage Museum (Gunter AFB); and to honor those facilities that contain our historical memories.

k) Work with the Career Field Manager and School House Chief to support the School House (Sheppard AFB) by promoting the career field, conducting speeches, providing historical data and honoring our fellow, newly developed armament technicians and weapons loaders.

AACA Board of Directors

  President:  Mike Lucchesi Vice-President: Darrell Brewer Secretary:  Evan Godwin Treasurer:  Joel Paxton Director at Large:  Steve Laser Director at Large:  Mike Cannon Director at Large:  Jeff Hamburg (and Sergeant-at-Arms)

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AACA Committee Leads

Recognition Program Committee Eric McGowen Dave Kerr Jeff Hulme Mike Cannon   Website Bob Sherrill   Newsletter Keith Hilton   AACA Store Evan Godwin   Historian Steve Lebron

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Current AACA Members

Last Name First Name Mbr Number Armbruster Robert 32 Barbee Rick 95 Beaudion Christine 126 Bianchi Randy 38 Bomar Anthony 125 Borsheim Murrary 28 Brandenburg Craig 88 Brewer Darrell 54 Brown Larry 9 Burbick Dale 8 Burns John 24 Bushey Steve 61 Cannon Mike 1 Canty Lloyd 78 Carling Andrew 92 Carter Mark 67 Chord …

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Awards/Recognition

2017 Outstanding Weapons Professional of the Year Award Winners AFMC Outstanding Weapons Professional of the Year Award Winners Amn Category:  SrA Cody D. McCloud, F-35 Weapons Load Crew Member, 412 AMXS/MXAJW, Edwards AFB, CA NCO Category:  SSgt Vincent R. Franco, Quality Assurance Inspector, 96 MXG/MXQI, Eglin AFB, FL SNCO Category:  MSgt Stephan J. Harper, NCOIC, …

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