We talked about makeup and magazines and modeling, she was such a girly girl. She even told me, 'Can you believe me, holding a gun?'
— Ksenia Koudriachova, high school friend
McKinney was killed in an Humvee accident. Her husband, a fellow private first class, was told the driver was intoxicated and faced disciplinary action.
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