Samuel A. Schultz

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Huntingdon Valley, PA

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Captain

Captain Samuel Schultz graduated from Penn State University in 2012 and was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He received his wings in Jan. 2015. After completing training in Pensacola and Corpus Christi, he was stationed at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, CA. Sam deployed in Oct. 2016 with the 11th MEU on the USS Makin Island. After deployment Sam returned to HMH Squadron 465.

Flying was in his blood, as he was a third generation pilot. His proficiency in the aircraft resulted in his earning a number of flight leadership designations to include helicopter aircraft commander, section leader, functional check pilot and aerial refueling instructor. His leadership did not end in the cockpit; serving as the MCAS Miramar Motorcycle Club president.

Loyal to his country, family and friends, Sam exhibited wit, bravery and compassion as he lived life to the fullest.

Age: 28

Date of Death: April 03, 2018

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