1st Sgt. Gabriel Porrata Cabrera (Ret.)

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HQ CO 3 BN-1947-1948 & Co. A-1952, served 1946-1967.

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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

Current Status:
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)