Staff Sergeant James Dennis McNaughton

Staff Sergeant James Dennis McNaughton

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

End of Watch Tuesday, August 2, 2005

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James Dennis McNaughton

Staff Sergeant James McNaughton was shot and killed while assigned to military police duties at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was climbing a guard tower to assist with the training of an Iraqi police officer when he was shot by a sniper.

Sergeant McNaughton had served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 10 years and also served as a police officer for the New York City Police Department. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Overseas
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace James. You served your country and your city with honor and distinction. My sympathies are with your family, friends and colleagues.

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret

August 3, 2022

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