Richard R. McEvoy

Age: 57
Rank: Contractor, DynCorp International (Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired)

Killed in Action: August 22, 2015
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Hometown: North Brookfield, MA
Family: Richard is survived by his wife, Kathleen; children, Michelle and Patrick; mother, Janice Proctor; father, Charles McEvoy Sr.; siblings Luann Varney, Charles McEvoy, Joseph McEvoy, and Craig McEvoy; nephews Jacob McEvoy, Brandon McEvoy, Christopher Varney, Matthew Folkes, Adam Folkes, Brandon Murphy, and Colin Murphy.

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star

Richard “Dick” McEvoy retired from the Army as a Colonel in 2008 and started working as a government contractor for DynCorp International. During his time with DynCorp, Richard managed programs in Iraq and Afghanistan mentoring and training the local military as well as police forces. He earned the Valor Award after his heroic actions during an attack on his camp in Afghanistan on July 2, 2013.