1st Sgt. Gabriel Porrata Cabrera (Ret.) - Hdqtrs Co. 3 Bn. & Co. A, 12/1947-3/1948 & 1/1952-10/1952. Served 1946-67.
1st Sgt. Gabriel Porrata Cabrera (Ret.)
Date and Place of Birth: 09-21-1929 in Santurce, PR
Dates served with the 65th: January 1952 through October 1952
Company Assigned: Regimental HQ 65th and HQ Company 3rd Battalion
Rank while serving with 65th: SSGT
Veteran Status: Served from 1946-1967 (21 years). Retired as an E-8 MSGT First Sergeant
Married for 65 years to Theresa Cabrera, they live in Sierra Vista, AZ since 1973; both are healthy, and still love to play golf. Have 3 sons (56, 55, and 53 years old), one daughter (46 years old), and one grandson (25 years old).
Photo Information: Large color photo taken at Camp Drake, Tokyo, Japan while on R&R from Korea, June 1952
Submitted by his daughter, Sheila Cabrera-Heiple (2009)