Snyder

Ted (Doc) Snyder

West Region

U.S. Army (Ret)

Ted H. Snyder was born and raised in DeLand Florida. He joined the Army Reserves in October of 1987 and attended Basic Training at Ft. Jackson South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Sam Houston Texas to become an Orthopedic Specialist. After attending Stetson University he was called to active duty in February of 1991.

During his career, Ted served as an Orthopedic Specialist, Combat Medic, Flight Medical Aidman, and Physician Assistant. He has held several leadership positions to include; Platoon Sergeant, Forward Support Medical Team Leader, Section Leader, and Squad Leader. He participated in Operations Joint Guard (Hungary), IFOR I (Bosnia), SFOR IV (Bosnia), Desert Springs (Kuwait), Southern Watch (Kuwait), Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom X.

Ted Snyder has been assigned to the following units:

10th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital/10th Combat Support Hospital Ft. Carson, Colorado

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany

Evans Army Community Hospital, Ft. Carson, Colorado

57st Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Ft. Carson, Colorado

9th Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction), Los Alamitos, California

1-12 Infantry BN, 4BCT, 4ID, Ft. Carson, Colorado

Ted Snyder’s military and civilian education includes the US Army Air Assault School, US Army Airborne Course, Tactical Combat Medical Care Course, the Specialist Corps Officer Basic Course, the US Army Basic Officer Leader Course, the Interservice Physician Assistant Program, the Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, the Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, The Primary Leadership Development Course and he has completed and he has both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Physician Assistant Studies.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC) Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), Good Conduct Medal (4OLC), Combat Medic Badge, Expert Field Medic Badge, Aircraft Crewman badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge

Ted Retired from Active duty on 31 January 2012. Though achieving the rank of Captain, Ted did not complete 10 years as an officer, so his retirement rank is Sergeant First Class, his highest enlisted rank.

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