MFT serves as a Family Trainer for the VFWC. Prior to joining UCLA, Angel worked at the VAGLAHS West Los Angeles campus with the Salvation Army where he managed a homeless program for Vietnam and Korean War veterans. Angel received his Master’s degree from Pepperdine University where he studied Marriage and Family Therapy. As a U.S. Army Veteran, Angel was stationed within the U.S. at both Marine and Army bases. His deployments included a one-year tour to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division where he earned a Purple Heart.