Military Police Officer Kenneth Wayne McCord

Military Police Officer Kenneth Wayne McCord

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, November 22, 1970

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Kenneth Wayne McCord

MP Kenneth McCord was accidentally shot and killed in the military police substation inside the police station at the Fayetteville, North Carolina, City Hall.

Another MP was clearing his weapon in preparation of cleaning it when the .45 caliber handgun discharged. The round struck MP McCord in the chest, killing him.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Location North Carolina

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On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 22, 2020

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