John GallAgher

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SFC(Ret) John F. Gallagher

John Gallagher

I entered the US Army after graduating high school in June 1984.  I served in the army as a Health Care Specialist and Surgical Tech.  After retiring from the Army in August 2004, I started teaching JROTC at Carthage Central High School in Carthage, NY.  I transferred to Bluffton High School in August 2015.  I am married to Paula Gallagher, a special education teacher at Whale Branch Elementary School, and we recently celebrated 25 years of marriage.  We have two sons, Matthew who is serving active duty in the US Air Force and our youngest is a Nuclear Operator with the US Navy.  Both have served over 4 years so far.  I received my Bachelors Degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Human Rehabilitative Services.  I received my Masters in Health Care Administration and Education from Trident University, Cypress, California.