Daniel Mccord


As Interviewed by Helen Singletary, March 16, 2018
"And it just seemed impossible, it seemed impossible that we weren't just coming under attack everyday."
Daniel Mccord

Introductory Profile: About Daniel Mccord

I interviewed my swim coach, Daniel Mccord about his time in Iraq. He loves telling us stories about his life and experiences.

Daniel Mccord is a swim coach at Nitro Swimming in Austin, Texas. After graduating Carson-Newman University in 2008 he became a captain at Fort Hood in Killeen Texas. In 2010 he was sent to Iraq as part of the transition between Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. He was a part of the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment and he worked with the Department of Defense civilians sent to Iraq to help the civilians.

During the interview Mr. Mccord talked about his experiences on the battlefield and the way his faith helped him through those experiences.