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By Zoe Romanowsky, Aleteia, 11/11/21

Major Owen Sisbarro credits “God’s divine influence and direct communication” with carrying him through his toughest days.

Owen Sisbarro joined the Marine Corps in 1995 after graduating from Columbine High School in Littleton, CO. He served 26 years in multiple job specialties — Infantryman, Force Reconnaissance Marine, heavy lift helicopter pilot, and most recently Forward Air Controller/Joint Terminal Attack Controller. He left active duty in 2017 to join the reserves and pursue a career as a physician. He will officially retire from the US Marine Corps Reserves in January 2022. A father of two, he currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife Sharon, where he is now a third year medical student on his OB/GYN rotation.

Sisbarro was raised a Catholic and shared with Aleteia about the central role his Catholic faith has played in his life, particularly as a Marine and a husband. …

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