McCord is first seen in the level "S.S.D.D.", sitting near Golden and Slayback, watching Macey and Keating play basketball. He is looking at something on his phone.
He is seen later in the level "Second Sun", defending the helicopter crash site and moving through the city with Sgt. Foley, Cpl. Dunn, and Pvt. Ramirez. He dodges the falling helicopters and makes up the fourth member of the player's squad during the Battle of Washington D.C.. He is then seen covering the door of the Presidential Bunker, but is not seen during the transition where the squad make their way through the White House.