Graciela Marroquin is leader of the Healing of Memories Retreat for Women Veterans at Spirit in the Desert
Graciela Marroquin

Graciela Marroquin

Graciela Marroquin enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 18 in 1992, beginning as a plane captain. In 2003 Marroquin transferred into the Army National Guard, and in 2004 served a tour in Baghdad, Iraq, as a combat-medic and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After serving 14 years in the military, she returned to her civilian job at a community mental health agency, while earning her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She now resides in Tempe, AZ where she conducts post-graduate research, veteran outreach, peer mentorship, and group facilitation for women veterans.

As a post-traumatic-stress “Victor,” she is pursuing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on trauma, stress, resiliency, and moral conflict/injury. She has been a Healing of Memories facilitator in the Phoenix area for two years.

Marroquin was a Top 25 Finalist for 2018 Ms. Veteran America.

Lead Facilitator, Healing of Memories
Pamela Cornwell Chambers
Retreat Leader
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda