Engineer Soldier Awarded Silver Star
Photo Credit: Sgt. Ricardo J. Branch, 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Office
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (March 10, 2010) --Sgt. Scott D. Brooks, 82nd Engineer Support Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, receives the Silver Star medal from Major General Michael J. Terry, commanding general, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, during an award ceremony March 10 at Schofield Barracks. Brooks received the award following his actions on June 25, 2007 where his bravery resulted in saving the lives of five Iraqi policemen and untold American Soldiers following a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device that struck the walls of Forward Operating Base Summerall in Iraq. Also pictured are wife, Kristen, and son, Nolan.
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