Michael D. Morabito
Staff Sergeant
United States Army (retired)

Staff Sergeant Michael D. Morabito served with the 2nd Infantry Division, 1-503rd ABN/ASSLT and deployed from Camp Casey, Korea, to Ramadi, Iraq, in July 2004.  He was wounded on November 4, 2004, by a vehicle borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) during extraction to COP.  He suffered severe burns and spinal cord injuries, and received a Purple Heart for his actions that day.

Staff Sergeant Morabito has been married for eight years to his wonderful wife, Karen, and they have two outstanding daughters, ages four and seven.