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Old 12-28-2011, 08:22   #1
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FAYETTEVILLE - Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Kenneth E. McMullin, of Fayetteville, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. He served in the Army for 30 years, including 27 years in Special Forces. His service included multiple tours in Panama, Vietnam and Thailand. He made the combat parachute jump into BuPrang, in South Vietnam, and was a member of the assault team into the Son Tay POW Camp. His awards include the Silver Star, Bronze Star with "V" device, and the Purple Heart. He was born in Inglewood, Calif., May 22, 1940, to Everett K and Patricia G. McMullin. Left behind are his son, Special Forces Chief Warrant Officer 3 Steven D. McMullin and wife Kristin; his daughter, Patricia T. Marcello; two granddaughters, Laurel and Scout; and his sisters, Patsy Brierley, Cathy Clement and Dina Ferguson, all of the Los Angeles area. A memorial service will be held at the JFK Chapel on Fort Bragg and at Saint Cross by the Sea Episcopal Church in Hermosa Beach, Calif. Burial will be in the Pacific Ocean. Services to be announced at a later date. "Also, I heard the voice of the Lord, saying whom shall I send and who will go for us? Then said I, here am I, send me." Isaiah 6:8. Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services of Hope Mills.

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RIP - A great man and well respected by all who knew him.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:48   #2
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Rest in Peace Sergeant Major. Thank you for your service.
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:06   #3
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:07   #4
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What an awesome legacy you have left for others to emulate! Rest in Peace, Warrior and thank you for your many years of service and sacrifice.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:51   #5
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:55   #6
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Gone,but not forgotten.

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God Bless,Rest in Peace Warrior.....

He was just a simple soldier and his ranks are growing thin
But his presence should remind us; we may need his like again,
For when countries are in conflict, then we find the soldier's part
Is to clean up all the troubles that the politicians start.
If we cannot do him honor while he's here to hear the praise,
Then at least let's give him homage at the ending of his days.......

Perhaps just a simple headline in the paper that might say:
OUR COUNTRY IS IN MOURNING, FOR A SOLDIER DIED TODAY. (author unknown)

The passing of our soldiers often go unnoticed and unsung by most of the world, remembered only by family and friends. Wish it were not so. May he RIP, his family will be in my thoughts and prayers.........

I realize it's a Canadian song,however I believe most appropriate for this occasion...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrkgV5bl7kQ

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