About Navy Petty Officer 1 Michael Lammey
PO1 Lammey is currently living in the Midwest with his wife and three children. On Dec. 1, 2006 he was injured, along with 12 others, when the steam line on their ship, the USS Frank Cable, ruptured during a safety valve check while docked at Guam's Apra Harbor.
Steam was released into the boiler's firebox and ignited the unburned vapors, injuring technicians and those observing the valve check.
Michael Lammey, received Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals for "heroic" action in helping others to safety.