Al Dandridge Offers Memorial Day Keynote at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans MemorialOn May 27, 2013 by Schnader in Corporate
On May 27, 2013, Schnader partner, decorated Vietnam veteran, and Philadelphia Bar Association Vice-Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge, III, gave the Memorial Day keynote address at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial ceremonies.
Mr. Dandridge, spoke about growing up locally, joining the Marines when he was 18, serving aboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk, U.S.S. Constellation and U.S.S. Coral Sea, and then serving with the First Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment operating south of Da Nang in An Hoa. He also discussed leaving the Corps, raising a family, becoming a lawyer and serving on the Agent Orange Fund committee, which planned the disbursement of a $180 million settlement to veterans injured by its use.
Albert S. Dandridge, III, (saluting, dark hat), Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Star Spangled Banner singer by William F. Mead.