McCoy, James Robert

Rank: Corporal

Unit: K Trp, 3D Squadron, 2D Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: M2 3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Mechanic

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Stars, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Suadia Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)

Badges: Master Driver Badge for Tracked vehicles and Motorcycles, Expert Badge with Pistol, Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle, Bayonet

Date of birth: 12 September 1961

Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware

Campaign: Operation Desert Storm

Died: 26 February 1991

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Killed in action – Small Arms Fire

Location of fatality: Iraq

Place of interment: Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, Delaware

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