Tony F. Schneider (November 11, 1917 – October 16, 2010) was an American World War II pilot who taught at University of Louisville and was appointed the Holloway Plan Professor of Naval Science at the University of New Mexico.
Bombing Squadron 6
Tony Schneider completed naval flight training following graduation from Westminster College (Missouri) with a mathematics degree in 1939. He was commissioned as an ensign in United States Naval Reserve in 1940 assigned to Bombing Squadron 6 aboard Enterprise. He launched from Enterprise on December 7, 1941, in an unsuccessful attempt to locate the Japanese fleet following the attack on Pearl Harbor. He flew from Enterprise for the Marshalls-Gilberts raids in February, 1942, and while Enterprise accompanied for the Doolittle raid in April. His Air Medal citation for the February raids reads: "Attacked enemy ships and shore installations in face of heavy anti-aircraft fire destroying large storehouse and damag