Citizen Airman highlighted at ASU ‘Salute to Service’ night

Josh Kelman, an Arizona State University representative, interviews Tech. Sgt. Gabe Ulibarri, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, Nov. 6 during an annual egress
training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barbara Plante)

Josh Kelman, an Arizona State University representative, interviews Tech. Sgt. Gabe Ulibarri, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, Nov. 6 during an annual egress training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barbara Plante)

Tech. Sgt. Gabe Ulibarri, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, helps to extricate an Airman from a simulated burning F-16, during annual egress training during the November UTA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barbara Plante)

Tech. Sgt. Gabe Ulibarri, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, helps to extricate an Airman from a simulated burning F-16, during annual egress training during the November UTA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barbara Plante)

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Family man, firefighter, Reservist, native Arizonan and graduate of Arizona State University, Tech. Sgt. Gabe Ulibarri, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron, firefighter was recognized on-field at the ASU vs Utah football game on November 10th during their 'Salute to Service' night.

Ulibarri, who is originally from Springerville Ariz. has been a member of the 944th Fighter Wing for the past nine years and a firefighter in Tempe Ariz. for almost four years.

He was selected because he is a huge Sun Devil fan and his life of service as an Air Force Reservist and Tempe firefighter.