About Us

Aircraft Armament Chiefs Association

AACA is an organization founded by United States Air Force (USAF) Chief Master Sergeants who spent their military careers serving primarily in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 462XX or 2W1XX; Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist


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) Advocating 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 armament perspectives.

j) Providing 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) Working 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.


The fundamental goals of the AACA include building and sustaining; 1) a membership dedicated to preserving the traditions and values of the Aircraft Armament career field; 2) a membership of active participants in recurring activities such as reunions, scholarship programs and fundraisers; and 3) a membership united in promoting those activities that serve to support Aircraft Armament personnel of all ranks and their families.