|Rank||Captain U.S. Air Force|
|Date of Death||April 17 1955|
Korean Defense Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Captain Brooks was awarded the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean Defense Service Medal.
Captain Brooks was a crew member of a RB-47E Stratojet reconnaissance aircraft with the U.S. Air Force. On April 17, 1955, while patrolling the airspace during the Korean truce, his aircraft was shot down.