Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Daniel Maxwell

Thank you for your example of service and bravery.

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Daniel Maxwell. Courtesy photo
Daniel Maxwell. Courtesy photo
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If you would like to submit a Veteran of the Week for publication, send the details below, and photos, to [email protected].

Daniel L. Maxwell

  • Branch of Military: U.S. Navy 
  • Dates of Service: 1970-1996 
  • Rank / Occupation: Commander / Various Duties
  • Hometown: Martins Ferry, Ohio

Daniel Maxwell was commissioned an active duty Ensign in May 1971, after completion of Naval Officer Candidate School. Soon after, he was assigned to the U.S.S. Mount Whiney for a Mediterranean deployment as an Air Intercept Control / Combat Information Center Officer. In 1974, Maxwell entered the Navy Reserve and actively served in various assignments as a commanding officer until his retirement in 1996. He and his wife Pam have lived in Palm Coast since 2011. Maxwell is a life member of the Military Officer Association of America and the Flagler County MOAA Chapter, for which he prepares a highly praised monthly newsletter. He is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute, a professional association. Maxwell is also an active member of the Palm Coast United Methodist Church and a former lay leader.

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For information about benefits available to veterans and other support organizations, visit flaglercounty.gov/departments/veterans-services.


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