U.S. Army 1994–2002
Joseph “Father Joe” Gallick wanted to serve in the military because his relatives did so during World War II. An ordained priest with the Orthodox Church, he began his career with the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps in 1986. Gallick would serve in a variety of units, both stateside and overseas, including Afghanistan, during his 23-year career in active duty and the Reserves, retiring in 2009 with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
As a child in Italy near Naples, Mr. Caso witnessed a lot of warfare-Axis and Allied-during World War II. Later he immigrated to the United States and served with the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Vicenza, Italy.