Captain Snelling is currently assigned as the H&S company commander, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He is a recent graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School, Marine Corps University, in Quantico, Virginia.
Admiral McDonald retired from active duty in 1985 after a naval career of more than 40 years. At the time of his retirement he was Commander in Chief Atlantic, Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet, and held the NATO post of Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic. He is now the head of his own consulting firm.