Captain Mark Lee Holbrook
Captain Mark Lee Holbrook was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Armor Officer Candidate School class 12-67 at Fort Knox, Kentucky on April 14, 1967. His first duty assignment was as a Basic Combat Training Officer at Fort Knox.
His subsequent duty assignments were: Light Observation Helicopter Test Pilot for OH-6A; Scout Pilot and Scout Platoon Leader, Troop A, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 1st Aviation Brigade, United States Army Vietnam; Squadron Liaison Officer, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 1st Aviation Brigade, United States Army Vietnam; Instructor in the Small Arms Division of the Weapons Department, United States Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Battalion Executive Officer, 6th Battalion, 3rd Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey.
His military education consists of: Armor Officer Candidate School, Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course, United States Army Aviation School, Officer Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Method of Instruction Course, and Armor Officer Advanced Course.
His military awards include: The Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm, Over Seas Bar (2nd Award), Army Aviator Wings, M-14 Sharp Shooter Badge, and the .45 Caliber Pistol Marksman Badge.