Mark Galen

Name: Mark Galen

Position: Mess Manager/Procurement Officer

Skills

  • Craftsmanship (Cook): 4 - Accomplished chef.
  • Medical: 1
  • Defense: 3 - Can take a punch, and keep coming.
  • Thievery: 1
  • Street Sense: 1
  • Wilderness Survival: 1
  • Gun Combat: 2 - U.S. Naval training: M9/M92F, Mossberg 500, M16.
  • Melee Attack: 2 - U.S. Naval training: hand-to-hand, "Asp" baton
  • Thrown Weapons: 2 - Competent with thrown knives, pretty good at darts.

Addendum 1-A: Inventory of Possessions

U.S. Naval dogtags, standard issue
Silver St. Brendan's medal on a silver chain
Well-worn file of recipe cards

Addendum 1-B: Inventory of Equipment

M92F pistol

Addendum 2-A: Notable Character Traits

Resourceful: Displays a knack for finding supplies; scrounged, stolen, black-market, or harvested in the wild, as needed.
On Another Note: Has a clear, strong baritone singing voice, somewhat at odds with his rough-and-ready attittude.

Addendum 2-B: Notable Character Flaws

Chivalrous: Deeply-ingrained 'old-school' politeness toward women; reluctant to "hit a girl" even if she presents a clear threat.
Knuckle Sandwich: Predisposed to brawling, whether in organized matches, or bar-fights.
Hitch In My Get-Along: Right leg was badly broken, resulting in a slight but noticeable limp, which is exacerbated by cold weather.

Addendum 3-A: Personnel History

He served 4 consecutive 4-year terms of duty on the USS Kitty Hawk; however, due to his love of fisticuffs, he never reached a higher rank than Culinary Specialist Second Class. Specialist Galen and three other crew members were involved in the recovery of SCP-███, which they encountered during a shore leave at ██████, █████████. Two members were killed during the retrieval, and a third later died of wounds sustained during the encounter. Galen suffered several injuries, including a comminuted fracture of the right femur, three cracked ribs, and the loss of the top of his right ear. The official cover story concerning this incident indicated that the four men were involved in a vehicle accident, possibly involving alcohol. As the 'driver' during this 'accident,' Galen was given a General discharge. For his part in the recovery of the artifact, he was then recruited into the SCP Foundation. He prefers to serve the Foundation in a support role, but is combat-certified.

Addendum 3-B: Miscellaneous

Has received standard Naval training with M9 pistol, Mossberg 500 shotgun, and M16 rifle.
Is 2C SCUBA certified.
Prefers to be called by his last name.

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Galen at karaoke night, performing "Love and a .45" by Chris Knight
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