Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Arizona State University
He spent two long years of recovery in the hospital where he received a prosthetic arm and months of physical therapy. While in the hospital, Gabe met with a Sentinels of Freedom (SOF) ambassador and was accepted into the program.
Sentinels of Freedom was instrumental in pairing Gabe with a special internship opportunity at General Dynamics C4 Systems in Scottsdale. From that relationship, he gained full-time employment and now works as a program finance analyst.
Gabe and his wife, Christina, currently live in Phoenix, where they stay terribly busy raising their three sons.
Marlene is one of only 500 women who have been awarded the Purple Heart, and she is the first woman to join the Military Order of the Purple Heart. She also plans to become the first female Purple Heart recipient to climb Mt. Everest.