Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Daniel Maxwell
Thank you for your example of service and bravery.
| 6:00 a.m. July 25, 2022
Palm Coast Observer
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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.