Dobbins chapel needs renovations and new location

The Dobbins Chapel, built in 1942, is in need of renovation and relocation. Seven years ago, the Dobbins Chapel Foundation began work toward relocating the chapel. “This chapel has been used for numerous weddings, funerals, retirements and promotion ceremonies, inductions and meetings,” said (Ret) Chief Master Sgt. Dick Roberts, foundation member. Officials at Dobbins have made it clear they don't want to see this storied building fade away. "The Dobbins Chapel holds a special place on our base and in our hearts," said Col. Tim Tarchick, 94th Airlift Wing commander. "Unfortunately, we simply can't keep the current arrangement in place anymore based on guidance we've received from headquarters. We also have to consider a number of force protection issues based on the facility's current location.Hopefully, enough money can be raised by the foundation to achieve an outcome that is a win-win for all." (U.S. Air Force photo/Brad Fallin)

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