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AFCAutomatic Frequency Control
AFCAway from Computer
AFCAmerican Football Conference
AFCAsian Football Confederation
AFCAnti-Friction Coating (various companies)
AFCAssociation Football Club
AFCAustralian Film Commission
AFCAdult Foster Care
AFCAmerican Folklife Center (Library of Congress)
AFCAuto Finance Company
AFCAdelaide Football Club
AFCAssociations Familiales Catholiques (French: Catholic Family Associations)
AFCArteria Femoralis Communis (Latin: Common Femoral Artery)
AFCAssistant Fire Chief
AFCAnna Freud Centre (child psychoanalysis research; UK)
AFCAthletic Football Club
AFCArsenal Football Club
AFCAngelika Film Center (various locations)
AFCAmateur Football Combination (league; London, England, UK)
AFCAgenda for Change (NHS pay scheme)
AFCA Fighting Chance
AFCArtificial Food Coloring
AFCArmy Futures Command
AFCAnti-Fog Coated (optics)
AFCAudit and Finance Committee (various organizations)
AFCAlaska Fighting Championship (mixed martial arts)
AFCApulia Film Commission (Italy)
AFCAct of Free Choice (Indonesia)
AFCAlkaline Fuel Cell
AFCApplication for Certification
AFCAssociation Française de Cliométrie (French: French Cliometrics Association)
AFCAmerican Fur Company (1808-1842)
AFCActive Failover Clusters
AFCAdvanced Fibre Communications
AFCApplication Foundation Classes
AFCApple Fibre Channel
AFCanti Ferromagnetically Coupled
AFCAutomatic Fare Collection
AFCAssociation Française de Conchyliologie (French: French Conchology Association)
AFCAir Force Cross
AFCAirport Facilities Co., Ltd. (Japan)
AFCArab Fashion Council
AFCAssociation Française des Directeurs de la Photographie Cinématographique (French: French Association of Cinematographers)
AFCAlabama Fire College (Tuscaloosa, AL)
AFCAdvanced Fibre Communications (company)
AFCArmed Forces Committee (various organizations)
AFCAssociation Française de Criminologie (French: French Criminology Association)
AFCArtemis Fowl Confidential (fan club)
AFCAlliance for Change (Guyana)
AFCAmbassadors for Children (various locations)
AFCApostolate for Family Consecration (Bloomingdale, OH)
AFCAmsterdamsche Football Club (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
AFCAmateur Football Club
AFCAberdeen Football Club (Scotland)
AFCAssociation Française de Chiropratique (French: French Chiropractic Association)
AFCAustralian Flying Corps (Australian Imperial Force)
AFCAverage Frustrated Chump
AFCAutomated Fare Collection
AFCAtlanta Football Classic (Atlanta, GA)
AFCAdSense For Content (Google)
AFCAverage Fixed Cost
AFCAtlantic Flying Club (South Africa)
AFCAdvanced Flight Control
AFCAway from Controller (gaming)
AFCAntiferromagnetically-Coupled (hard disk media technology)
AFCAnalyse Factorielle des Correspondances
AFCAmerica's Finest City
AFCAverage Final Compensation
AFCAmateur Field Champion (American Kennel Club)
AFCAccredited Financial Counselor
AFCAntral Follicle Count
AFCAmbassadors for Christ
AFCAnti-Fascist Committee (politics)
AFCArmy Family Covenant
AFCAssociation Française de Cytométrie (French: French Cytometry Association)
AFCAllmerica Financial Corporation
AFCAnticipated Final Cost
AFCAutomatic Flight Control
AFCAmerican Fund for Charities (est. 1997)
AFCAutomatic Flow Control
AFCAsia Future Conference (Japan)
AFCAthletic Fitness Center (various locations)
AFCAtlantic Football Conference (Canada)
AFCAcademic Freedom Committee (various schools)
AFCArchitects for Change (Royal Institute of British Architects; UK; est. 2000)
AFCAssociation Francaise de Cristallographie
AFCAir Fuel Controller
AFCApproved For Construction
AFCAssociation Française de Canyon (French: French Canyon Association)
AFCAssociation of Fundraising Consultants
AFCAdvanced Flash Components (Kansas City, MO)
AFCAutomatic Font Change
AFCAmerican Film Classics (website)
AFCAnalyses Françaises de Communication (French: French Communication Analysis)
AFCAssociation Française pour la Contraception
AFCAir Force Center
AFCAntibody Forming Cell
AFCAdvocates for Children of New York, Inc.
AFCArmed Forces Council
AFCAmérica Futebol Clube (Brazil)
AFCApplication Foundation Class(es)
AFCAmplitude-Frequency Characteristic
AFCAirman First Class
AFCAutomatic Frequency Correction
AFCArmoured Face Conveyor (mining)
AFCArmy Functional Concept (US Army)
AFCAir Force Cadet
AFCAmerican Freedom Campaign (est. 2007)
AFCAccès Automatiques Fermetures Contrôlées (French: Automatic Controlled Access Closures)
AFCAutomatic Fee Collection (electronic toll collection)
AFCAddition Flash Cards
AFCAir Fluid Cooler (various companies)
AFCAirframe Change
AFCAutomatic Flatness Control
AFCAtlanta Financial Center
AFCArab Finance Corporation
AFCAvailable Fault Current
AFCArticles for Creation (Wikimedia Foundation editing policy)
AFCArea Frequency Coordinator
AFCAustralian Food Council
AFCAltrincham Football Club (UK)
AFCAmerican Forest Council
AFCAldershot Football Club (UK)
AFCAmerican Fried Chicken
AFCArea Forecast Centre (aeronautics)
AFCASEAN Finance Corporation
AFCAdvance Fixing Certificate (export license; UK)
AFCArabs for Christ
AFCAll Female Clan (gaming)
AFCAgent Foundation Classes
AFCAsset Forfeiture Coordinator (IRS)
AFCAggies for Christ (College Station, TX)
AFCAustralian Forestry Council
AFCAvailable Funds Cap
AFCAudio Frequency Control
AFCAutomatic Fire Control (Weapons system)
AFCAfter the Fall of the Commonwealth (TV show Andromeda)
AFCAngel Flight Central, Inc.
AFCAir Force Council
AFCAerodynamic Flight Control
AFCAdvanced Facer-Canceler (US postal service device)
AFCAnadromous Fish Committee
AFCAutomated Frequency Control
AFCAviation Fire Control
AFCAllotment Fund Code
AFCAnother Frustrated Chump
AFCChief Aircraft Maintenanceman (Naval rating)
AFCAssimilation with Fractional Crystallization (geochemistry)
AFCAlgoma Forest Coalition
AFCAgency Field Consultant
AFCAccess Flag Change
AFCAlbury Football Club (New South Wales, Australia)
AFCAll-Source Fusion Center (US DoD)
AFCAllowance Factor Code
AFCAccess Filtering Card
AFCAction for the City (Vietnam)
AFCAdvanced Force Commander
AFCAddress Complete Signal, Subscriber Free, Charge (ITU-T)
AFCAberfeldie Football Club (Melbourne, Australia)
AFCAway From Chatter
AFCAlternate Fuel Cycle
AFCAdventures for Charity (Parker, CO)
AFCAllergy Foundation of Canada
AFCThe Leader in Access Network Technology (The Acronym for Access)
AFCAnnual Financing Conventions
AFCAir Frequency Coordinator
AFCAdvanced Function Controller
AFCAnalog Function Code
AFCAsymptotically Fast Convergence
AFCAramid Fiber Compound
AFCAir Force Cleaner C
AFCAir Failure Closed (valve operation mode)
AFCAbbottstown Fire Company (Abbottstown, PA)
AFCAllowance for Change
AFCAlliance Flag Carrier (gaming, World of Warcraft)
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The Air Force Cross (AFC) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom Armed Forces, and formerly also to officers of the other Commonwealth countries, for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy".
But for having served as a fighter pilot in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, for having served five combat tours, for accumulating a record of 641 combat mission, for having been a double ace in Korea, for having shot down the last enemy aircraft downed during the Korean War, for becoming the only pilot to have earned both the Distinguished Service Cross and the Air Force Cross, for having earned at least 60 decorations (including ten Distinguished Flying Crosses), and for having flown more than 6,000 hours in fighter aircraft, Ralph Parr should be remembered as one of the greatest of those fighter pilots who served his country in the United States Air Force.
York, as correctly reported, was awarded the Air Force Cross. The rest of the crew were awarded Silver Stars, as were the crew on Big Mother.
Pilot Christian Wilkins, 28, of Port Talbot, Neath, received the Air Force Cross for his skill.
In 1970, Worrell received the Air Force Cross and Silver Star medals in Vietnam.
East Wenatchee Rotary Club, in conjunction with Pangborn Memorial Airport, dedicated a display honoring former Pangborn Memorial Airport Manager, Rotarian and United States Air Force Cross recipient Colin "Arnie" Clarke as part of Pangborn's annual Wings and Wheels celebration, Saturday, Oct.
Group Cpt Adderley was awarded the Air Force Cross in 1941.
Flt Lt Turner, who was awarded the Air Force Cross in March 2009 for his role as captain in the recovery of crew members from the stricken ferry Riverdance off the coast of Blackpool, was William's Flight Commander during his search and rescue training at RAF Valley and flew with him as one of his principal instructors.
[Zachary] Rhyner with the Air Force Cross. It was a great ceremony, and I am glad that the Total Force was part of that historic occasion.
Tempered Steel: The Three Wars of Triple Air Force Cross Winner Jim Kasler by Perry D.
John, who is to get an Air Force Cross for his heroism, said: "They asked us if we would do it and our attitude was really: 'Sounds impossible - let's see if we can crack it!' " The heroic story comes after it emerged last week that British Corporal Mark Wright, 27, bled to death after a US chopper took more than three hours to reach him.
As a former Dental Corps officer who served 23 years and the son of a WWII Air Force Cross decorated RCAF veteran I am still disappointed at the lack of response from so many agencies.
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