A reception was held recently at the home of Jinda Schatz for retired U.S. Army Col. Bernard Kimo Gabriel , who was recently appointed the new Director of Veterans Services for Interfaith Community Services. Col. Gabriel spoke about the local military and their needs. (See story page 8). Gabriel joined Interfaith after a highly successful and decorated 30-year career as an officer in the US Army. Gabriel, now a veteran, has held numerous leadership positions that are relevant to accomplishing Interfaiths plans to expand veteranservices.