Commander Patrick J. McCormick, CHC, USN - 04 October 2005

Biographical Outline
Born in Erie, PA, youngest of five children.
        (23 nieces and nephews, and 43 grandnephews and grandnieces)
    Cathedral Prep School, Erie, PA; graduated June 1960
    University of Notre Dame, BA degree; graduated June 1964
    St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, MD, attended 1964-65 school year
    Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy; Licentiate in Sacred Theology Degree (STL);     graduated July 1969
    St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN, attended summer 1974
Civilian Catholic Priest:
    Ordained to the Catholic priesthood, 20 December 1968, at St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome
    Service in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, GA
        Assistant Pastor at a Parish, 1969-73
        Pastor, 1977-90
    Seminary Professor; North American College, Rome; 1973-77
Military Career:
    U.S. Army Reserve Officer, Corps of Engineers: ROTC Program at the University of Notre Dame.
        Commissioned in USAR 06 June 1964, Corps of Engineers.
        Honorably Discharged from the Army Reserve, Dec 1971.
    U.S. Navy
    RESERVE, 1986-90
        ACTIVE DUTY:
            NSO LaMaddalena, Italy; July 1990-June 1993
            USS Constellation, North Island, CA; July 1993-June 1995
    Naval Air Weapons Station; China Lake, CA; July 1995-July 1998
    CFAY, Yokosuka, Japan; Aug 1998-Feb 2001
            MCAS, Iwakuni, Japan; Feb 2001-Feb 2003
            Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, HI; Feb 2003
    LCDR, 01 Oct 1994
    CDR, 01 Jan 2002
    Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal – 1
    Navy Commendation Award – 4
    Meritorious Service Medal - 1


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