Lea Gabrielle praised Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults for landing a Boeing 737 Tuesday after one of its engines blew mid-air at 32,000 feet.
Lea Gabrielle serves as a general assignment reporter for Shepard Smith Reporting (3-4 PM/ET) on FOX News Channel (FNC).
Most recently in 2015, Gabrielle began hosting a weekly web series entitled The Patriot Report, which focuses on the latest national security headlines and airs every Tuesday.
Before joining FNC, Gabrielle was a military reporter for KNSD-TV (NBC 7) in San Diego, CA. During her tenure there, which began in September 2011, she reported on national security and military stories, as well as breaking news. Additionally, Gabrielle has interviewed President Barack Obama in the White House and has covered numerous stories such as the Chris Dorner manhunt, the lifting of the ban on women in combat, and the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Previously, in 2010, Gabrielle was a digital journalist in NBC in Washington, D.C. where she reported primarily for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show and their associated websites.
A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Gabrielle served as a Fighter Pilot and Intelligence Operations Officer in the U.S. Navy from May 1997 to June 2009. She flew the single-seat, carrier-based F/A-18 "Hornet" aircraft in combat operations, and later deployed with a U.S. Special Operations Team as an intelligence operator supporting combat missions. She continues to volunteer as a guest-speaker and emcee for charitable and promotional events supporting members of the miltary, their families and veterans.
Stories from Lea Gabrielle
A proposal from the White House to grant a path to citizenship for nearly 2 million so-called Dreamers is a "smack in the face" to legal immigrants, Gianno Caldwell argued Friday on "Happening Now."
Sen. Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of President Trump, said the New Yorker's rhetoric and governing style may invite a Republican primary opponent in 2020.
Lea Gabrielle joined 150 veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War on an honor flight to Washington, D.C., to visit their war memorials.
Up to 143 million Americans could have their personal information compromised after hackers stole data from credit monitoring agency Equifax.
Defense Secretary James Mattis called out Russia for "mucking around" in other nations' elections, declaring that Moscow is acting like a "strategic competitor."
A couple hired to be caregivers for a 95-year-old World War II veteran is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from him.
The USS Arleigh Burke is celebrating its 25th anniversary this 4th of July.
The TSA is expanding security checks for members of cargo and catering services.
In a possible move toward gender-neutrality, U.S. military branches are considering whether to remove “man” from service members' titles.
The State Department is taking heat this week after spokesman John Kirby listed "bringing peace" to Syria as one of its major accomplishments of 2015.
Christmas came early this year for thousands of children with special needs.