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DynCorp International Team Members Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan Attack

Three DynCorp International (DI) team members were tragically killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 22 when their convoy was attacked by a car bomb. Corey Dodge, Richard “Dick” McEvoy and Barry Sutton were working in Kabul in support of the Afghan National Army/Afghan National Police (ANA/ANP) Advisor and Mentor Program.

“These men were true patriots. They dedicated their lives to service and were making a difference on behalf of their country,” said Lou Von Thaer, chief executive officer of DynCorp International. “Our thoughts and prayers are with their families, friends and colleagues during these difficult times.”

  • Corey J. Dodge, 40, of Dexter, Maine joined the company in June 2006 and has worked as a police advisor and personnel movement coordinator. Before coming to DI, he worked as a deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Dodge is survived by his wife, Kelli, and children Samantha, Connor, Peyton, and Blake.
  • Richard P. McEvoy, 57, of Peachtree City, Georgia, joined the company in 2008 and was serving as program manager for the Afghan National Army/Afghan National Police (ANA/ANP) Advisor and Mentor Program. Before that he served in the United States Army where he retired as a colonel. Mr. McEvoy is survived by his wife, Kathleen, and children Michelle and Patrick.
  • Barry D. Sutton, 46, of Calhoun, Georgia, joined the company in June 2011 and worked on the Afghan National Police (ANP) program as personnel and security transport lead. Before that, he worked for the Floyd County Police and Floyd County Sheriff Departments, serving on the SWAT Team and Drug Task Force. Mr. Sutton is survived by his daughters, Summer, Erin, and Kaitlin.

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