Briefing from Col. "Gabe" Gabriel Szody
Jul 02, 2024 7:00 AM
Commander Gabriel Szody, 5th Special Forces
Briefing from Col. "Gabe" Gabriel Szody

Colonel Gabriel Szody, a native of Northern California, was commissioned as an Artillery Officer in 1999 from West Point and has served over 24 years in the United States Army, of which 22 have been in Special Operations. He is the current Commander for the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, KY.  Colonel Szody has participated in numerous combat, contingency, and expeditionary operations in locations that include Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, East Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Colonel Szody holds a Bachelor of Science in Law from the United States Military Academy, a Master’s Degree in Defense Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School, and was a U.S. Army War College Fellow to the Central Intelligence Agency. Gabe is married to the former Ms. Gina Gray of Tacoma, Washington and they have two children, Luke (15) and Lyla (13).