Harry W. Brooks, Jr.

Harry W. Brooks, Jr.

Harry W. Brooks, Jr.

Major General Harry W. Brooks, Jr. was commissioned as a Quartermaster Officer upon graduation from the Ground General School at Fort Riley, KS, in June 1949. | His subsequent assignments include: 5th Battalion, 19th Artillery; 3rd Battalion, 18th Artillery; 553rd Artillery; 2nd Battalion, 40th Artillery; Commander, Program, Army Staff; Assistant Division Commander, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, HI; and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Gurney Wholesale, Incorporation. | His military awards and decorations include: Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/6 Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Order of National Security, and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Medal

  • Year Inducted


  • Branch Of Service

    Quartermaster Corps

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