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New headquarters, Building 1132 aboard Camp Pendleton:

FMDA Headquarters main line with voice mail:
(760) 763-3268

FMDA Mailing Address:

USPS Only (First Class Mail, Priority, Express, etc...)
First Marine Division Association
P.O. Box 9000, Box #902
Oceanside, CA 92051

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15101 Building - The UPS Store - Box #902
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

FMDA Headquarters Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 0800 - 1600
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed



Donald Thomas Snowdon

July 26, 1939 - May 7, 2016

SALEM - The angels took Donald Thomas Snowdon to be with Our Lord on May 7, 2016. Don trusted in God's will throughout his illness and died peacefully at home in his sleep at the age of 76. Born to John and Hilda Snowdon, Don grew up in Toronto with siblings John, Patricia and Sylvia.

He joined the Canadian Reserve at age 16, and with his natural mechanical abilities, he was soon a tank instructor. After moving to Southern California wit his family at age 18, Don enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, eventually attaining the rank of sergeant. After a tour of duty which included Okinawa, Taiwan and Korea he was stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. It was during this time that he met and married his wife Cookie (Bernice. Don and Cookie recently celebrated 54 years of marriage.




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