Snorkel Squad 1 in 1979, a precursor to today's Squads. (l-r) Tom Murphy. Bob Hoff, Jerry McKee, Bill O'Boyle, Steve Bybee, Tom Donnellan, Tony Thomas. These men, and the others of this era, set a high standard for the Squads of Today. Tom Murphy became a Lieutenant, Bob Hoff, an author and currently CHICAGO FIRE COMMISSIONER (see also this exhibit, "Squad 1, First Shift"), Jerry McKee, now retired as Battalion 14 Chief (see also "Fire" exhibition directly below "The Squad" exhibit. and within it, "A Family Tradation'), Bill O'Boyle, now retired was Captain of Squad 1, Steve Bybee is Chief of Support Services, Tom Donnellan, was Assistant Deputy Fire Commissioner before his retirement in 2005.
PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE OTHER PHOTOS IN THES ALBUM. THEY ARE OF THESE MEN, ONE AS A KID WITH HIS POP, THREE IN THE PRESENT.