More detail on this person: Col. Ted A. Cordrey, 48, Army War College staffer CARLISLE Col. Ted A. Cordrey, chairman of the Army War College's Corresponding Studies Department, was found dead, apparently of a heart attack, on Tuesday night on a jogging path at Fort Rucker, Ala. Cordrey, 48, who had been assigned to the war college since June 1993, was at Fort Rucker for an aviation brigade commanders conference, according to college officials who announced his death. His body was discovered by a routine military police patrol at 10: 45 p.m. Tuesday near the entrance to the Beaver Lake jogging trail at the fort. The official cause of death has not yet been determined. The colonel, a Vietnam veteran and Army aviator, became chairman of the department last May after serving as director of military strategy within that department. He was a graduate of the war college and the Command and General Staff College. His decorations included two Bronze Stars for heroism. Cordrey, who lived at Carlisle Barracks, is survived by his wife, Beverly; a son, Scott of Kansas City, Mo.; his mother, Melba of Conway, S.C.; and his father, William of Southport, N.C.
Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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