This is the speech given by RADM Joseph C. Strasser, United States Navy, at the decommissioning ceremony of the USS O'Callahan (FF 1051). It includes a reference to Rev. Joseph T. O'Callahan, S.J., for whom the ship was named. It also recounts his heroic actions aboard the USS Franklin during World War II, thus making him first military chaplain to receive the Congresssional Medal of Honor.
Strasser, Joseph C. RADM, "USS O'Callahan (FF 1051) Decommissioning Ceremony" (1988). Biographical resources. 4.