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Was just curious if the Sec. State, had a special call sign like Air force 1-2 etc.... Anyone know?

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Was just curious if the Sec. State, had a special call sign like Air force 1-2 etc.... Anyone know?
Mike Oscar November India Charlie Alpha?Sorry-a little late and crazy where I am.....an attempt at humor....

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I don't think there's a special callsign for the Secretary of State; near as I know, the only special callsigns are attached to the President and Vice President.

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Yup, Air Force One is the pres, Two is the vice pres (Marine One and Two for the choppers or any other Marine aircraft acting in that role) and that's it. However, there have been cases where the pres has flown under other callsigns when Air Force One has acted as a decoy, and occasions where the pres has flown on commercial airliners acting in the same role as Air Force One. And on those occasions I believe the callsign Executive One was used. So it seems likely that if any other members of the gov were assigned a callsign, it would be likely to be something like Executive Two, or Three or something of that nature. But I think, no doubt much to Hilary's dismay, it's not one of the perks of the job to get a special callsign, although she might get some restricted airspace for a flight or something along those lines.I do like the idea of it being Monica One though!Al

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Many years ago, I do remember First Lady Hillary Clinton departing LaGuardia as EXECUTIVE 1 in one of the 89th AW's Gulfstreams while campaigning for Al Gore. I would guess that the Executive callsign may be used as well for flights with other high level members of government. But Executive 1 is definitely reserved for the first lady. Otherwise when the 89th AW is on mission, they go by SAM XXXXX with the numbers being the actual tail number. When on training flights, you can often catch the 89th AW using the callsign VENUS XX. So if you live around the NE and catch one of the VC-25s doing touch and goes, you would most likely hear them referred to with the VENUS callsign. National Geographic had a recent documentary on Air Force One and had a story of how the VC-25 was used in the role of Air Force One carrying the President to Iraq but disguised itself by using the SAM XXXXX callsign of one of the wing's Gulfstreams.

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But Executive 1 is definitely reserved for the first lady.
No, actually, Executive One is for any civilian aircraft carryign the president.EDIT: Just found out an airplane carrying the President's family, but not the President, has "Foxtrot" appended to the callsign (i.e. "Air Force One Foxtrot").

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No, actually, Executive One is for any civilian aircraft carryign the president.EDIT: Just found out an airplane carrying the President's family, but not the President, has "Foxtrot" appended to the callsign (i.e. "Air Force One Foxtrot").
What is your source for that? Because at LaGuardia that day, the ground controller made me give way and follow an 89th AW Gulfstream going by the callsign Executive One. And Hillary had been all over the news making an appearance in New York that day.BTW, you cannot have a plane carrying just the president's family go by "Air Force One Foxtrot" since "Air Force One" signals the president is on board.Edit: Now that you mention it, that Gulfstream may have been "Executive One Foxtrot". That does sounds familiar.

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Was just curious if the Sec. State, had a special call sign like Air force 1-2 etc.... Anyone know?
I'm thinking it is something close to Little Rock AR airport identifier :(

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Mike Oscar November India Charlie Alpha?Sorry-a little late and crazy where I am.....an attempt at humor....
Where are the Mods in this forum??????... :( :( :(

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Where are the Mods in this forum??????... :( :( :(
What do you need the mods for? Aren't you an admin? B)

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What is your source for that? Because at LaGuardia that day, the ground controller made me give way and follow an 89th AW Gulfstream going by the callsign Executive One. And Hillary had been all over the news making an appearance in New York that day.BTW, you cannot have a plane carrying just the president's family go by "Air Force One Foxtrot" since "Air Force One" signals the president is on board.Edit: Now that you mention it, that Gulfstream may have been "Executive One Foxtrot". That does sounds familiar.
Here's my source: FAA Order JO 7110.65SIt's towards the bottom, paragraph 2-4-20. AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION. You can do a Ctrl+F for "Executive One" and the other callsigns are near it.

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Where are the Mods in this forum??????... :( :( :(
Holding out my hand to be virtually slapped.... B)

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Mike Oscar November India Charlie Alpha?Sorry-a little late and crazy where I am.....an attempt at humor....
Hahaha. After a couple of cups of coffee that finally clicked. :(

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Mike Oscar November India Charlie Alpha?Sorry-a little late and crazy where I am.....an attempt at humor....
Now that's funny! I don't care how late it is. :(

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Mike Oscar November India Charlie Alpha?Sorry-a little late and crazy where I am.....an attempt at humor....
Hahahaha. Even the consummate Dem must laugh :(

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SAM/VIP flown by AMC (e.g., 89th Wing at Andrews AFB) other than POTUS/VPOTUS, usually run with the "SPAR" callsign with appropriate VIP codes listed on the flightplan (DD 175s/1801s) itself. SPAR is short for Special Air Resources that transports senior military officers and civilian VIPs. Since current SECSTATE is also former FLOTUS, they may be using a different callsign based on greater security requirements.Col (ret) Rich Perry, USAF

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Actually, the SPAR callsigns are used by USAF VIP and Embassy support units outside the 89th Airlift Wing. The 76th (Ramstein GE), 309th (Chievres BE), and 310th (MacDill AFB FL) Airlift Squadrons use SPAR for their mission callsigns, as do the few remaining C-12s assigned to Embassies around the world. JOSA is also used as a VIP mission callsign by USAF C-21 (Learjet) units in the US, and also by some Army/Navy units when tasked by the joint operational support airlift office at USTRANSCOM.SecState generally moves on an 89th AW bird, except for the rare special purpose stuff like flights into active combat zones. 89AW missions for VIPs other than POTUS/VPOTUS and their families do not have a special callsign--they use SAM and the airplane's tail number. It's abbreviated "S", so a VIP flight on an 89AW Gulfstream III with tail number 60201 would be filed as S60201 on ATC flight plans, using SAM 60201 as the voice call. Former Presidents/VPs and their families do not use the callsigns reserved for the sitting officials. There is a separate VIP classification system that specifies the priority level of the VIP, and an ex-president (or foreign president) still carries the highest (DV1) VIP code. SecState and all the other cabinet members are classified DV2. The DV codes are transmitted in the remarks section of the flight plans, and are generally used for protocol purposes.And in the FWIW dept, the abbreviation for "Air Force" is "A", not "AF" so ATC flight plans show "A1" for Air Force 1, "A2" for Air Force 2. Acft transporting members of the first family travelling without the President use EXEC1F, voice callsign Executive One Foxtrot.CheersBob ScottColonel, USAF (ret)ATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VColorado Springs, CO

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Actually, the SPAR callsigns are used by USAF VIP and Embassy support units outside the 89th Airlift Wing. The 76th (Ramstein GE), 309th (Chievres BE), and 310th (MacDill AFB FL) Airlift Squadrons use SPAR for their mission callsigns, as do the few remaining C-12s assigned to Embassies around the world. JOSA is also used as a VIP mission callsign by USAF C-21 (Learjet) units in the US, and also by some Army/Navy units when tasked by the joint operational support airlift office at USTRANSCOM.SecState generally moves on an 89th AW bird, except for the rare special purpose stuff like flights into active combat zones. 89AW missions for VIPs other than POTUS/VPOTUS and their families do not have a special callsign--they use SAM and the airplane's tail number. It's abbreviated "S", so a VIP flight on an 89AW Gulfstream III with tail number 60201 would be filed as S60201 on ATC flight plans, using SAM 60201 as the voice call. Former Presidents/VPs and their families do not use the callsigns reserved for the sitting officials. There is a separate VIP classification system that specifies the priority level of the VIP, and an ex-president (or foreign president) still carries the highest (DV1) VIP code. SecState and all the other cabinet members are classified DV2. The DV codes are transmitted in the remarks section of the flight plans, and are generally used for protocol purposes.And in the FWIW dept, the abbreviation for "Air Force" is "A", not "AF" so ATC flight plans show "A1" for Air Force 1, "A2" for Air Force 2. Acft transporting members of the first family travelling without the President use EXEC1F, voice callsign Executive One Foxtrot.CheersBob ScottColonel, USAF (ret)ATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VColorado Springs, CO
Bob...that's what happens when you've got a pointy nose pilot talking for the wide-body boys...I'll stay in my lane :(Rich

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