Vietnam 1st Battalion
A Company 1961 – 1966
I spent 11 yrs in the Service. I went to jump school at Ft. Bragg and was with the 540 82nd. Went to Germany to the 11th Airborne Div. 504, then transferred to the 187. Went to Beirut with them.
When The 11th broke up I was in the 24th Inf. Div, 21st Airborne Inf. In 1961 I went to Ft. Campbell, Ky. to 101st Airborne 1/327 Co. A. Went to Vietnam with the Brigade in 1965, came home in 1966. Was discharged Oakland, Calif. as a S/Sgt. E-6.
I went to work for The Dupont Co. in Waynesboro, Va. In 1966 and retired from there in 1996 with 30 yr. service.
I’m married to a wonderful wife and her name is Patsy. I have three Children, 2 boys and a girl, 5 step children, and 6 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren.
I’m the Commander of Post 340 of The American Legion, and Chaplin of VFW Post 2424. Life has been good for, except for losing 2 wives to cancer, I wouldn’t change a thing.
I just turned 64 in Sept.
Airborne All The Way…….. David Snyder