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Program honors vets in memory of Marine killed in Iraq
Program honors vets in memory of Marine killed in Iraq

Matt Snyder attended Sandymount Elementary School and West Middle School before graduating from Westminster High School in 2003. In October of that year, he enlisted in the Marines Corps. In March of 2006, he was killed while serving in Iraq. That May, his elementary school held a Memorial Day program honoring him. The event was a pivotal moment to his family. "From that day, we wanted to do something in Matt's honor," said Jane Perkins, Snyder's aunt. "Something about Memorial Day and Veterans Day to educate students." In May of 2014, Perkins' sister and Snyder's mother, Julie Francis, announced the launch of Camp Snoops, a non-profit that...

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