Gabriel, Arnald D.
- David Whitwell
(b Cortland, NY, May 31, 1925). American conductor, teacher, and military commander. As a conductor Colonel Gabriel has appeared with bands and major orchestras in all 50 states at home and in more than 50 countries abroad. His 36-year military career began with his service in World War II when he served as a combat machine gunner with the United States Army’s famed 29th Infantry Division in Europe and received the Bronze Star Medal, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and the French ...