Robert Lee Snyder – Major, United States Marine Corps

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Full Name: ROBERT LEE SNYDER

Date of Birth: 26 October 1929
Date of Casualty: 10 May 1967
Home of Record: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Branch of Service: MARINE CORPS
Rank: MAJOR
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG TRI

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He served bravely in the service of his country; this was his second tour. He was assigned to VMA 223, MAG 12, 1st Marine Air Wing, based out of Chu Lai, South Vietnam. He was flying an A-4 Skyhawk when he was targeted and shot down by a NV SAM, located in the “DMZ”. A day doesn't go by when he is not missed by his wife, Marilyn and children, Cathy, Mark, Dan, and Maureen.

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