Goat Locker Plank Owner

HMCS Fergal P.J. Gallagher USN Ret.

The gent on the left is me, Admiral James J. Carey is on the right we were at the annual meeting of the local Navy League.

Enlisted on October 31st 1955 at Fargo North Dakota

Boot Camp and Hospital Corps School at Great Lakes

First Duty Station, Great Lakes Naval Hospital

Blood Bank and Medical Technology School "C" School at Bethesda Naval Hospital

Ran the Blood Bank at Naval Hospital Guam for 2.5 years

Ran the Blood Bank at Great Lakes Naval Hospital for 4 years

Assigned to Naval Construction Battalion Three at Port Hueneme, CA and then to Guam and Viet Nam

Left Active service after 10 year 4 months and entered the Navy Reserve at Waukegan, IL in 1966

Made chief that same year and four years later made Senior Chief

Retired from the Naval Reserve May 1, 1982

Current involvement is with the Navy League of which I have been a member since 1979 and a board member of the Lake County Council since 1990.