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Mary McBride Wright
Lieutenant Colonel, Unied States Army
From a contemporary press report:

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Mary McBridde Wright, United States Army, 50, died August 29, 1997, at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Colonel McBride joined the Women's Army Corps as a college junior in 1968. She completed tours in Germany, Korea and throughout the United States. Her last assignment was as the Chief, Family Services, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe. She served in the Army for 20 years.

Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit and Meritorious Service Medal.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; two daughters, Karin and Meghan .

Burial was held September 5, 1997, at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.



WRIGHT, MARY MCBRIDE
LTC   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/12/1947
DATE OF DEATH: 08/29/1997
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 1846
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 


Posted: 25 October 2001 Updated: 30 August 2007
 
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