William T. Tuttle, age 83 of Nashville, TN, passed, peacefully Sunday, September 28, 2014.
He joined the Air Force in 1948. He spent the majority of his time at Stewart AFB as a Combat Controller. He retired as a Senior Master Sgt. after 23 years, and served in Korea and Vietnam. His main hobby was road rally crosses and drag racing. He set the world record for the fastest speed in his class in 1963 at the NHRA Nationals at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After his military career, he opened La Vergne Foreign Auto Repair and later worked as a park Manager for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
The Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted Friday, October 3, 2014 at Spring Hill Funeral Home. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be in the Historic Spring Hill Cemetery.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Anybody coming to the reunion that knew SSgt Victor Valle, if they have
photos from Little Rock or Hurlburt (late 70s early 80s) they would like to
donate to his son who is coming to a reunion first time.
JOSE A. FUENTES, Civ, DAF
Posted by Ronbo139 at 8:56:00 AM
Monday, October 6, 2014
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- A new ornament can now be seen by all who enter through the main gate here, perched high atop the flagpole proudly displaying our nation’s flag.
The topper is in the shape of a spear-head and, much like Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico and Air Force Special Operations Command, has a rich and honorable heritage.
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Posted by Ronbo139 at 8:52:00 AM
24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs / Published September 23, 2014
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Colonel Matthew Davidson took command of the 24th Special Operations Wing during an assumption of command ceremony here Sept. 19.
Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony, in which Davidson, former Chief of Staff at Special Operations Command Central Forward Headquarters, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, took charge of the wing led by the former commander, Brig. Gen. Robert Armfield.
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Posted by Ronbo139 at 8:40:00 AM