Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Kenneth L. Voyles has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of Kenneth L. Voyles of Eagleville, TN who passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the age of 91 as a result of ailments associated with aging.


He was born on March 15, 1924 in Hockerville, OK to the late William M and

Elizabeth Voyles. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bessie L. Voyles; step father Elmer L. Whited, and Brother Floyd Junior Voyles.


Survivors include his five sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Cherlyn of Breman, GA; Harold and Shirley of Manchester, Kenneth Jr. and Teresa Voyles of Franklin, Garry and Debbie Voyles of Eagleville, David and Nyla Voyles of Sparta, TN. He had numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


His funeral service was conducted at the Woodfin Memorial Chapel and subsequent burial at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Murfreesboro, TN on October 3rd with full military honors


He served our great nation in the military for a total of 21 years in WWII, Korea and Vietnam Wars. His Combat .Control assignments included several assignments at Sewart, TN with the 2nd Aerial Port Squadron starting in 1957, and a subsequent three year tour of duty in Germany. He retired from the Air Force during 1967.

May he Rest in Peace,


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Richard “Dick” N. Coyle has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of Richard “Dick” N. Coyle of 6501 Avondale Dr; Oklahoma City, OK 73116 who passed on 18 Oct 2015 at the age of 83 due to complications from cancer.

He was survived by his fiancée Teresa Evans; Sons: Price, Nolan, Sean and their extended families.

Dick served our great nation as a Combat Control Team officer at Sewart AFB, TN during 1956-1957.

He was active in church life as well as professional organizations. He was LM-687 of the Combat Control Association.

A Memorial Mass will be conducted at the Christ the King Catholic Church at 8005 Dorset Oklahoma City on Wednesday October 21 at 11a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations and the like etc., please do a random act of kindness for someone.

Rest in Peace,

Lew May has passed

It is with the deepest regret that I inform you of the death of Lewis “Lew” E. May, Sr. (MSgt/Ret) who deceased of heart failure at the age of 75 on October 18th at his home at 4271 Cove Rd; Jasper, GA 30143. He was born on December 30, 1939 to Lewis E. Mar Sr. and wife Vada Moore May.

He is survived by his loving wife Debra; dedicated sons, Lewis E. May, III of Denver, CO, Martin May of Hampton, VA; devoted Daughter Cynthia McClain of Virginia Beach, VA; Step-daughters: Amy Bishop of Jasper, Kelly Kirk of Jasper, GA, Amanda Johnson of AL, Kim Chambers of Jasper Brother: Charles “Chuck” May of Bloomington, IN; Grandson: Forrest Lern Kuler and eight awesome step-grandchildren

The funeral service will be held 3:00p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home located at: 206 Holly St – Jasper, GA 30143 (706) 253-7500. Interment will be at 10:30a.m. Friday, October 23, 2015 at Georgia National VA Cemetery in Canton, GA located at: 1080 Scott Hudgens Dr; Canton, GA. Visitation will be from 6:00p.m. until 9p.m.on Tuesday; 9a.m.until 9:00p.m., and on Wednesday from 9a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday at the funeral home.

Lew began his Combat Control Team career at Sewart AFB, TN during 1963 followed by assignments to the teams at Wiesbaden, Viet Nam and Langley. He was a member of the USAFE Blue Master Parachute Team during 1966 while at Wiesbaden. Upon his military retirement he was employed by the FAA in Oklahoma City, OK.

Lew was one of the finest men that one will ever know, and may you Rest in Peace my friend,


Alexander “Alex or Mac” MacPherson has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of Alexander “Alex or Mac” MacPherson who deceased on July 29, 2015 at the age of 85 while living in Wake Forest, NC.. He is survived by his loving wife Shelia, and many family members.  

A Celebration of Life was conducted at St. John’s Episcopal Church on August 6th and internment followed this service. 

His Combat Control Team assignments were mainly at Hurlburt starting during 1963 as a MSgt. He was instrumental in the rescue attempts for his fellow Combat Controller who drowned in Panama during 1964. 

He joined the CIA after his military service in the U.S. Air Force, but came back for parachute training in both personnel and heavy equipment airdrop techniques at Hurlburt. Much has been written about his exploits around the world – some of which are factual. 

May he Rest in Peace.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Emmett (CMSgt. Ret) Heidemann wife Corrine has passed

Corrine Heidemann, wife of 59 years Emmett (CMSgt. Ret), deceased on October 9th after a long illness. She was always a strong supporter of Combat Control activities, and had a particular amusing wit about her. Funeral arrangements have yet to be published.
Rest in Peace,


Thursday, October 8, 2015

Special Tactics Solutions Job

Special Tactics Solutions Link


Job ID: 2015-765                                 
Location: Hurlburt Field, FL.   
# of Openings: 1
Category: USAF   
Date Posted: 10/07/2015


Overview: Special Tactics Solutions, Inc. is seeking a full time Assault Zone Survey Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Direct Support of HQ AFSOC A3V.
  • Web Application and Database Training
  • Technical Assistance & Support
  • Managing Assault Zone Survey Data Workflow
  • Validate Global Assault Zone Surveys
  • Perform Data Entry and Analysis of Assault Zone Surveys
Travel: This position requires limited travel/temporary duty (TDY) to various CONUS/OCONUS locations, and may include travel on military aircraft, ships, vehicles and commercial transportation.  Position may require duties to be performed under austere conditions during exercises.  Valid Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) operator’s license is required to drive military and civilian vehicles.  Contractor shall observe base access restrictions caused by inclement weather or security reasons.
Duty Location:   HQ AFSOC, Hurlburt Field, FL
Duty Hours: Normal duty hours shall be 0800-1630, Monday through Friday.  An eight-hour period of performance to support requirements may fall anywhere within a 24-hour daily period in unusual circumstances, to include weekends and holidays. The following federal holidays shall be observed.  New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.

Friday, October 2, 2015

CCA 2015 Reunion Golf Tournament

When: October 16, 2015—0800 shotgun start

Where: Shalimar Pointe Golf Course @ 302 Country Club Rd, Shalimar

What’s Included: 18 Holes of Golf w/lunch to follow!

How Many: Field limited to first 120 registrants

Cost: $50 (18 holes, range balls, golf cart, 2 drinks while playing, and lunch)
Format: 4-person scramble. 

Put your own team together or sign up as a single and the Golf Director will put you on a team.
Mulligans and string available at sign–in! 

Prizes: High Team Finishers, Individual Performance (Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin)

Administrative Notice: The golf course requires notification of the number of players to assign order of play and meal preparation. Registration will close @1300 on 15 October 2015!!  

No refunds will be available after that time and no shows will forfeit their payments.

For more information or any questions contact the Golf Director: Rick Crutchfield at 850-396-6057 or