Richard Carroll Brooke, Veteran
Jacksonville, Florida – 01-09-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
U.S. Army Private Richard Carroll Brooke (88) joined the D.C. National Guard, at age 18, during WWII. He served in the CD (Civil Defense) as an Air Raid Messenger. One of his first duties was to stand as a military guard on Pennsylvania Ave for Harry Truman’s inauguration. His reserve unit was activated on September 1, 1950 with the outbreak of the Korean War. He served with the German Occupation Forces from 1951 to 1954. After his military service he worked as a Railroad Brakeman for several years and an insurance rep for 10 years. From there, he attended the University of Baltimore where he earned his law degree. He taught law and business courses at Florida State University until his retirement in 2000. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and a life member of American Legion Post 129. His military awards include; U.S Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Occupation Medal (Germany). We will escort Private Richard C. Brooke from Lannie Road Baptist Church to Jacksonville National Cemetery and stand in honor as they pay their final respects.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-09-20
Staging Time: 09:45 AM
Lannie Road Baptist Church
5887 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32218
Brief: 10:10 AM
Brief Family: 10:20 AM
KSU: 10:30 AM with family escort to JNC
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Richard Vernon
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain
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