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Douglas Lee Snead

Lieutenant Colonel, Marine Corps

Hometown: Newport News
Served In: Vietnam, World War II, Korea
Casualty Date: December 28, 1969
Died In: Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Legion of Merit

Lieutenant Colonel Snead was the commanding officer of Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 13, Marine Air Group 13, First Marine Air Wing.

He attended Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in June 1953.

He is buried in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, Virginia.

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