PTC man is killed in Afghanistan


A Peachtree City man was one of three DynCorp International (DI) personnel killed Aug. 22 in Kabul, Afghanistan when their convoy was attacked by a car bomb.

Richard P. McEvoy, 57, of Peachtree City, 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, according to statements by DI.

Prior to his time with DI, McEvoy served in the United States Army where he retired as a colonel. McEvoy is survived by his wife and two children.

Also killed in the attack were Barry D. Sutton, of Calhoun, and Dexter, Maine resident Corey J. Dodge, the company said.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, DynCorp International is a global services provider to commercial, government and military customers. DI provides aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever we are needed, according to the company’s website.