Kofa grad soldier feted by White House
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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gabriel Garcia, from Yuma, flashes a smile while talking in April 2009 about being critically injured in an explosion set off by a suicide bomber in Khandajar, Afghanistan.
Photo by Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun
Kofa grad soldier feted by White House.
A year and a half after a suicide bombing almost killed him, Army Staff Sgt. Gabriel Garcia was invited to meet President Barack Obama during this year's Independence Day barbecue at the White House.Garcia, a 2001 Kofa High School graduate, was greeted by the president and later treat. Read Kofa grad soldier feted by White House...