• Ed Gaines

First African American Female Promoted To The Rank Of Colonel At Redstone Arsenal

Colonel Martha K Brooks is the First African American Female promoted to the rank of Colonel at Redstone Arsenal.Brooks is a graduate of Alabama A&M University #AAMU in Normal, Alabama. She entered active duty as a second lieutenant in May 1990 following commissioning through the Reserve Officers Training Corps and commissioned as an Air Defense Artillery Officer. In 2001, she was assessed as a 46A Public Affairs Officer. #Huntsville #Alabama #BlackHistory

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