Martin Army Community Hospital welcomes new Commander
From Fort Benning Public Affairs /
FORT BENNING, Ga. – Col. Marie A. Dominguez, Commander Fort Benning Medical Department Activity relinquished command to Col. Larry J. McCord Nov. 17 in a ceremony on Fort Benning.
McCord is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He earned his doctorate from Saint George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada.
McCord was commissioned in 2000 as a Medical Corps officer and began active duty service after completion of his family medicine residency at West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2001. He is a board certified family physician.
McCord most recently served as the deputy commander for clinical services at Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, Kentucky from June 2014 to Nov. 2015. He subsequently served as the chief medical officer from Nov. 2015 to Sept. 2016.
McCord completed the Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses. He is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College. He is also a graduate of the Survival Evasion Resistance Escape High Risk Course.