TITLE

Legacy of a Fallen Soldier

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, David
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the late U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael Gabel, who left $20,000 of his life insurance to members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team's rear detachment. Gabel died of wounds he received in combat in Afghanistan in December 2007. The original purpose of his donation was to help pay for flowers for memorial services, but plans are being made to use the money to take care of injured soldiers. Remarks from some members of Gabel's unit about his helping behavior are also included.
ACCESSION #
31860113

 

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