Colonel Gene P. Abel, USA
(ret.) “earned a B.S. from Penn State in finance/economics and an MBA from Lehigh University. He
was a distinguished military graduate and received a regular army commission as a second lieutenant in the field artillery
branch of the Army in 1963. Abel served as a nuclear weapons officer in Germany and a member of the nuclear release authority
that begins with the President and ended with Lt Abel. Upon the completion of his tour in Germany, he spent two years as a
finance officer at Ft Lewis, Washington. After four years of active duty he accepted a reserve commission as a Captain in
the Army Reserve and left active duty in 1968.
Colonel Gene P. Abel remained in the Army Reserve until 1993 and retired at the
rank of Colonel. He is a graduate of the Army War College and was awarded numerous medals including a Meritorious
Service Medal on two occasions. He was promoted to Colonel after only 19 years of service and was nominated
for promotion to general officer soon after completing the Army War College.” Colonel Gene P. Abel is the author of
Four More For George W: What could this mean to you?; and, George W. Bush Robin Hood
For The Rich.
According to the book description of
George W. Bush Robin Hood For The Rich, it “is intended to help the reader become better informed
about the issues that face America. It looks at the approaches the Bush administration has taken and looks at their impact
on our country. The book provides suggested alternatives to deal with the mounting number of important issues that will impact
our lives. The final section includes over 50 proactive and often humorous Blogs the author has offered. George W. Bush Robin
Hood for the Rich is a comprehensive quick read that for some will provide answers and for others stimulate further questions
and controversy. The book draws from more then 40 nationally renowned sources.
The author, Gene P. Abel brings a successful and diverse
educational and professional background to his analysis of the Bush policy. Mr. Abel has a formal education
that includes a bachelor’s of science degree and a master’s degree in business administration. He
has 30 years as a highly successful business executive in both the private and public sectors overlaid with his 30 years service
as a commissioned officer in the United States Army and Army Reserve. Mr. Abel graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate
from Penn State and spent 5 years on active duty as a Regular Army Officer and 25 years as an Army Reserve Officer.
He completed the Army War College in 1985 and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal on two occasions.
He had such diverse assignments as nuclear weapons officer to finance officer. He retired as a Colonel