Snyder, Sean Christopher, I, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2009-2014, 131X, HM-15 Blackhawks
Service Years
1992 - Present

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Snyder, Sean Christopher, I, LT.
Contact Info
Home Town
Santee, California
Last Address
Norfolk, Virginia

Date of Passing
Jan 08, 2014
Location of Interment
Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery - Suffolk, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
Naval Helicopter Association (NHA)
  2007, Naval Helicopter Association (NHA)

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Virginia Beach - On January 8, 2014 Lt. Sean C. Snyder, a decorated pilot of the U.S. Navy died a hero. Lt. Snyder leaves a living legacy of faith, courage, and honor through his life in Christ. His true love for his wife and Children. His love for family and friends and faithful service to his country. Sean is survived by his wife Amy, sons Sean II., Brady, Ethan, and daughter Makayla. Also survived by Pam Gandy(Mother), David Gandy(Step-Father), Craig Snyder(Father), Sandra Snyder(Step-Mother), Gary Edwards(Step-Father), Kaeli(Sister), Shane(Step-Brother), Robert(Step-Brother), Russell Snyder(Grandfather), and Betty Snyder(Grandmother). A memorial service will be held at Glad Tidings Church in Norfolk, Virginia on Wednesday, January 22,2014. Burial service immediately following at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, Virginia.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 20, 2014

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1992, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), I080
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesNAVSUBASE Pearl HarborNaval Intermediate Maintenance Facility (NAVIMFAC), Pearl Harbor, HIFTC (Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)Center for Surface Combat Systems (Faculty Staff)Seaman to Admiral (Faculty Staff)Citadel NROTC (Faculty Staff)
Naval Aviation Schools Command (Command & Faculty Staff)VT-3 Red KnightsHT-8 EightballersAirborne Mine Countermeasures Weapons Systems Training School (Faculty Staff)
Naval Justice School (Faculty Staff)HM-15 BlackhawksSERE SchoolUSS Tarawa (LHA-1)
USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7)
  1992-1993, Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)
  1993-1993, (ET) Electronics Technician A School
  1993-1994, ET-1589, HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1994-1995, ET-1589, NAVSUBASE Pearl Harbor
  1995-1997, ET-1589, Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility (NAVIMFAC), Pearl Harbor, HI
  1997-1998, ET-1428, FTC (Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1997-2001, ET-1428, USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)
  2001-2003, ET-0000, Center for Surface Combat Systems (Faculty Staff)/Det San Diego (Faculty Staff)
  2003-2003, Seaman to Admiral (Faculty Staff)
  2003-2005, Citadel NROTC (Faculty Staff)
  2005-2005, 139X, Naval Aviation Schools Command (Command & Faculty Staff)
  2005-2006, 139X, VT-3 Red Knights
  2006-2007, 139X, HT-8 Eightballers
  2007-2007, 131X, Airborne Mine Countermeasures Weapons Systems Training School (Faculty Staff)
  2007-2007, 131X, Naval Justice School (Faculty Staff)
  2007-2008, 131X, HM-15 Blackhawks
  2008-2008, 131X, SERE School
  2008-2008, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  2009-2009, USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7)
  2009-2014, 131X, HM-15 Blackhawks
 Colleges Attended 
The Citadel
  2003-2005, The Citadel
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