Meet Our Chaplains

Chaplain Jeremy Snyder

Branch of Service: Army

Chaplain (CPT) Jeremiah D. Snyder, a native of Tujunga, CA, graduated from University of North Texas (University of Mean Joe Greene) with a B. S. with an emphasis on Rehabilitation in 1994. He completed his Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2003.

In 2002, Community Bible Chapel, a local church in Richardson, TX, commended him to the military chaplaincy and he is still commended by the same church. He entered the first phase of Chaplain Officer Basic Course (CHOBC) in 2001 and completed in 2003. Chaplain Snyder was commissioned into the Army Reserve in October 2006.

Chaplain Snyder’s first Reserve duty assignment in February 2007 was with the 94TH Combat Support Hospital Battalion (CSH), Seagoville, TX. His service with the CSH included ministering to over 800 Soldiers with a medical mission and support staff. He deployed to Iraq with the 345TH Combat Support Hospital (CSH), Jacksonville, FL in 2008-2009. He redeployed back to his loosing battalion, the 94TH CSH in 2009 and remained until he entered Active Duty in 2013. Chaplain Snyder’s, spouse, Mary-Lynn and (at that time) their seven children moved from Texas to their new post at FT Bragg, NC, July 2013, where he was assigned to the 192ND Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Battalion until he received orders for his current and second Active Duty assignment; a winter move for he and his family (leaving behind in NC, their oldest daughter and eighth child who graduated high school) and back to Texas at FT Hood. He reported a month early in December 2016, to allow time to settle the family and anticipating to train with his gaining unit in February at the National Training Center (NTC), CA. His new unit is the 4th Squadron of the 9th Cavalry (4-9 CAV), under 1ST Cavalry Division (1ST CD) with a report date of January 2017. He anticipates a summer deployment with 4-9 CAV to Korea for a nine month rotation.

Chaplain Snyder’s awards and decorations include him earning the Army Commendation Metal while deployed to Iraq and he also earned with the Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal with the 345TH CSH for their work in Iraq. Most recently, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal from the 192ND EOD BN. His other awards include; Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Overseas Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
He is married to the former Mary-Lynn Wallace of Richardson, TX. They have eight children (as well as assisted raising what they consider a ninth who is now an adult and has four of her own children), Mercedes, Madelyn, Emma, Abigail, Selah, Elizabeth, William, Michael, and Clara.