Robert Charles McCullough, Civilian Contractor DynCorp, dies in Kandahar Afghanistan
Posted by defensebaseactcomp on November 30, 2011
Will update with details if we can find them
McCullough, Robert Charles, 55, DynCorp International quality-control supervisor, died Saturday in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Services pending. Freeman Harris.
Tulsa KTUL.com 4:30 pm Nov 30, 2011
Robert McCullough, the co-founder of the Tulsa Hope Academy, died Saturday in Afghanistan from a heart attack, officials with the organization say.
McCullough was in Afghanistan as a civilian contractor. A memorial service was held at Kandahar Airbase Wednesday and a dignified transfer will be held at Dover Air Force Base.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Victory Christian Center.
Tulsa Hope Academy was founded in 2005 as the Hope4Kids pilot program to address the escalating dropout rates in the Tulsa community.
Robert McCullough, 54, was working for DynCorp upgrading systems to military vehicles in Iraq. He had just started with the company four months ago.
McCullough had no previous military experience and was not involved in combat operations.
McCullough was the co-founder of Tulsa Hope Academy, a faith based non-profit that helps urban children reach their educational goals.
Robert McCullough leaves behind a wife, children and grandchildren.
Memorial Services were held at Kandahar Airbase in Afghanistan on Wednesday. A memorial service will be held in Tulsa at Victory Christian Center in the Chapel at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 3rd