Nicholas Dale Snider

First Lieutenant Nicholas Dale Snider
Nicholas Dale Snider

Nicholas Dale Snider

First Lieutenant Nicholas Dale Snider was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School Class 4-65 at Fort Benning, Georgia on 19 April, 1965. His first duty assignment was at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

His last duty assignment was served as a Training Officer, United States Army Reserves.

His military education consists of Infantry Officer Candidate School and Infantry Officer Basic Course.

His military awards and decorations include the Good Conduct Medal and Drivers Badge.

Additionally, First Lieutenant Snider worked at the United Postal Services, starting as a driver and moving through the ranks to Senior Vice President. He retired as the Senior Vice President of the United Postal Services in late 1980’s, in which time he was selected for former Jimmy Carter’s Atlanta Restoration Project. For his efforts to help the communities of Atlanta, Georgia, First Lieutenant Snider was awarded the Jim Casey Community Award. In early 1966, he volunteered for the Atlanta Olympics and was put in charge of 600 UPS volunteers. After the Olympics, First Lieutenant Snider founded the National Museum of Patriotism in order to find United States Military service men and women who have defined the meaning of patriotism with their lives. Nick Snider has been awarded many prestigious awards including USO Georgia’s Patriot Award, Daughter of the American Revolution’s Medal of Honor, West Point Parent Association’s Citizen of the Year, and the first ever United Postal Service Corporate Community Service Award. One of his most well-known accomplishments is writing the book “Follow Me” which is dedicated to following and outlining the accomplishments of his fellow classmates of Officer Candidate School 4-65.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    First Lieutenant

  • Graduated From

    Infantry Officer Candidate School

  • Graduation Year

    1965

  • Key Assignment

    Training Officer, United States Army Reserves

  • Highest Award

    Good Conduct Medal and Drivers Badge

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry