|Rank||Sergeant First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||September 15 1950|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Sergeant First Class Brooks was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Sergeant First Class Brooks was a member of the 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 15, 1950.