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Dan
11-15-2004, 08:55
Colonel Joseph A. McCulloch who commanded 6th Special Forces Group in 1965 and who was the Project Officer for the construction of the JFK Chapel, died Veterans Day, 11 Nov 04. Services will be held at the JFK Chapel, Fort Bragg this week.

NousDefionsDoc
11-15-2004, 09:41
RIP Sir. Thank you for the chapel.

BamBam
11-15-2004, 15:09
Rest In Peace Sir, and a great job on the chapel

Surgicalcric
11-15-2004, 15:18
RIP Sir.

Thank you for your service.

Radar Rider
11-16-2004, 03:52
Rest In Peace, Sir.

The Reaper
11-18-2004, 09:54
I was married in that chapel, and said goodbye to a lot of friends there.

RIP, Colonel.

TR

CPTAUSRET
12-02-2004, 15:32
Blue skies:

Rest In Peace, Colonel:

earlgreyt
04-08-2009, 11:32
I was there from 1968-1970, went back a couple of years ago. It was hard to recognise. Time moves on I suppose.

JJ_BPK
04-08-2009, 12:08
RIP Colonel McCulloch , Vaya con Dios..

ZonieDiver
04-08-2009, 13:03
Rest in Peace, Sir!

I loved the Chapel. I had to go "stand-up" for my "brother" Bobby when he was in the process of getting married whilst we were in SFTG. It was kind of like having the devil vouch for your good character.

Richard
04-08-2009, 13:44
My wife and I got married in the JFK Chapel, too. Chaplains Marion Mills and Bert Pitchford. I just looked at the pics - damn, I look 16...but thought I was so mature. ;)

Scariest thing I ever did - Don Hussen and George Rallios were up there to keep me from bolting. :p

Richard's $.02 :munchin

alright4u
04-09-2009, 00:46
Sad to say I do not not even know where the chapel was at Bragg.


Colonel, RIP.

Richard
04-09-2009, 07:02
[QUOTE=alright4u;258641]Sad to say I do not not even know where the chapel was at Bragg.QUOTE]

It was just to the West of the JFK Center, up the hill going towards the 82nd and across Ardennes from what were the red brick SFTG Company HQs. It was at the edge of the woods where the PT and pre-jump training/briefing area was located - now obviously a large parking lot.

Use satellite and zoom in - it's the white roofed building just to the left of the intersection (A) of Ardennes and Zabitosky Streets.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Building+D-3116%2C+Ardennes+and+Zabitosky+Streets+Fort+Bragg% 2C+NC

The large white roofed building at the NW corner of Ardennes and Reilly to the East of the Ardennes - Zabitosky intersection is the JFK Center.

The plaza across Ardennes to the South of the JFK Center contained Bronze Bruce.

Richard's $.02 :munchin

The Reaper
04-09-2009, 07:38
The plaza across Ardennes to the South of the JFK Center contains Bronze Bruce.

Richard's $.02 :munchin

Not for many years, amigo.

It isn't where you think it is in your photo., either.:D

TR

Richard
04-09-2009, 07:58
Not for many years, amigo.

It isn't where you think it is in your photo., either.:D

TR

Thanks, TR - corrected. I should have said 'contained' - I was trying to give him reference points from the time he would have been around the area.

Richard

The Reaper
04-09-2009, 09:30
The JFK Chapel sits on the corner (more or less) of Ardennes and Zabitowski (formerly Community Access Road).

Bank Hall (formerly the Special Operations Academic Facility) sits behind it, and the tan brick 3-story building formerly housing the 7th Group HQs sits across Ardennes from it.

Hope that helps. RIP, Colonel.

TR

alright4u
04-09-2009, 16:40
Thanks for the INFO as I must have seen it many times. Sadly, I did not go to church much in SF. I have not been to Bragg since late Dec 70, when I drove from Omaha to see LTC Gerald Kilburn when he came back from the raid, I went by A CO 6th Group to see the SGM's and senior NCO's, whom I highly respected. Kilburn told me he never expected to make LTC. I was very close to him. Again TY.