JFK Assassination Remembered by 57-year Fort Worth District Team Member

Published Nov. 20, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth District along with so many throughout the Nation will pause this week to remember and reflect upon the tragic events of Nov. 22, 1963 when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated. 

Jimmy Baggett, currently the assistant chief, Engineering and Construction Division, Fort Worth District, was working in the Specifications Section at the district on that fateful day.

Baggett, with 57 years as a Fort Worth District engineer,  is considered the elder statesman and unofficial historian of the District.  He will be available Nov. 20-22 at Fort Worth District Headquarters for interviews about his experience and remembrances of that fateful day. 

Media representatives wanting to interview Baggett should contact the Fort Worth District Public Affairs Office, 817-886-1312/1435. 

Please see the video clip below. 


Jimmy Baggett Remembers JFK Assassination:   http://www.dvidshub.net/video/308225/jfk-assassination-remembered-57-year-fort-worth-district-team-member-jimmy-baggett

About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District website at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

Rhonda Paige

Release no. NR14-011