Burton Kyle McCord

Army of the United States
28 June 1941 - 14 April 1966
Brady, Texas
Panel 06E Line 113

Silver Star (2 awards)

Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

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To the memory of Burton McCord

We thank you and the thousands of other patriots who gave their lives for freedom.

Your friend and for the memories of our other fallen classmates of USMA 1963.

From a West Point Classmate, USMA 1963,
Clark T. Ballard, Jr., M.D., Colonel, U S Army (Ret)
66 Leschi Drive, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1514
7 Jul 2001

04 May 2002

A final salute to a fine American
and my West Point Classmate.
From a Vietnam veteran,

Ramon M. Ong
Brigadier General (Ret)
Armed Forces of the Philippines
USMA Class of 1963


03 July 2002

He is remembered by his brothers in the

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Burton Kyle McCord Post 3234
305 W. Memory Lane
Brady, Texas 76825

14 Apr 2003

"To live in the hearts we leave behind, is never to have died."

In loving memory of the uncle I only know through the cherished memories of others.

Jalyn Kelley

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Two men from a MACV Advisory Team were killed in action on 14 April 1966 - Captain Burton K. McCord and Staff Sergeant Donald L. Simmons of Branson, Missouri.

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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