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Neil Gallagher

Neil Gallagher is the founder and President of Preserving the Stories. He started this project in 2008 at the age of 12. He has since traveled far and wide to capture these veterans' stories.

Neil served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps where he served on his unit's Honor Guard. During his time on the detail, he honored over 100 Marine Corps veterans, many of whom served during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Neil graduated from the University of South Florida in 2020. While an undergraduate student, Neil was named Veteran of the Year by the USF Office of Veteran Success in 2017.  He is currently a graduate student at The Citadel pursuing his Master's in Military History. 

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