AMMO Chief's Association


Mike Gavin has done it again!
Retire that is…he completed the second leg of his career in AMMO! This time around, he worked in a civilian status. Mike served for a combined 37 years of total service!
Mike is still involved with the Mid-Atlantic Chapter.
He is planning to do more hunting and fishing…If Sherrie’s list of honey-dos is not to long!
Mike and Sherrie… Congratulations to both of you!

Mike receiving a gift from Col H.

Mike and Sherrie

Nice Flowers!

Eddie and Mike

Chief Arnold and Mike

This is a great clock!

Proxy Form for the business meeting on 26 October.

If you are not able to send in a scanned signed copy; paste this into an email with the word “SIGNED” in place of your signature.

Please ensure the person you appoint is planning to attend the meeting.


Shell and Flame # 25

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Click on the link to view the latest edition of the Shell and Flame!

25th Edition 29 Sep 2012

In Memory CMSgt Chuck Eaves

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Charles Eaves

Charles Leon Eaves, 72, of Johnson City, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, September 14, 2012, from the Johnson City Medical Center.

A native of Cobden, Illinois, he was the son of Noble and Zella Adams Eaves.

Charles loved the Lord and was of the Baptist faith. He proudly served his country for thirty years in the U.S. Air Force. Charles was a Chief Master Sergeant and served with the Rapid Deployment Force. He enjoyed camping and loved spending time with his family.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of fifty three years, Barbara Stanley Eaves; son: Charles Lynn Eaves and wife, Jennifer, Jonesborough, TN; daughter: Kimberly Ann Eaves, Alexandria, LA; sister: Jewell Annette McHughes, Anna IL; brothers: Donald “Don” Eaves, Tyler, TX, Robert D. Eaves and wife, Carol, Simi Valley, CA, Dan Eaves, wife, Caroline, and son, Evan, Fredericksburg, VA; grandchildren: Staff Sergeant Charles Justin Eaves and wife, April, Wichita, KS, Kristina Marie Grindstaff and husband, Greg, Johnson City, TN, Natalie Lynn Eaves, Walnut Cove, NC; great-grandson: Bryce Allen Eaves; great-granddaughter: Riley Madelyn Grindstaff; several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service for Charles Leon Eaves will be conducted at 1:00 PM Monday, September 17, 2012, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with Lynn Eaves officiating.

The family will greet friends Monday at the funeral home chapel from 11:00 AM till the service hour.

A Graveside and Committal service will be held in Cobden Memorial Gardens in Cobden, Illinois, on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

The family will greet friends on Wednesday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home from 10:00 AM till the Committal service. Active pallbearers will be chosen from family and friends. Military Honors will be provided by Carroll P. Foster Post #3455 and the Military Honors Team of Marion.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family and viewed online at or faxed to (423) 610-7177.

Arrangements for the Eaves family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171

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Chief Barcus Retires

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The Ammo community passes our best wishes to Chief Barcus and family and a special thanks for his service to our country.


Congratulations  Chief

Gauvin Memorial News

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After these many years, it is so great to rediscover this site. Great to be connected back again to keep up with news around the Ammo community.  Strange as it may sound, I feel like being home

Chief Richard Gauvin memorial event is fast approaching.  It is nearly 15 years (12 Feb 2013).  I have been planning a commemorative like event.  It will be the next year on the Presidential holiday weekend!

More to come on event.

This is comment from Remy Gauvin (and Mae and Melinda).

I am creating a post on the main page to increase visibility!

Welcome back Remy,  Keep us posted!