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Vincent K. Brooks

Data de nascimento: 24. Outubro 1958

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Vincent Keith Brooks is a United States Army general who commanded United States Forces Korea, United Nations Command and ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command. He previously served as commanding general of the United States Army Pacific and before that as the commanding general of Third Army. Brooks was the United States Central Command Deputy Director of Operations during the War in Iraq, and frequently briefed the media, which raised his public profile. He also served as the Chief of Army Public Affairs The Pentagon. He was the deputy commander of 1st Cavalry Division in Baghdad during the 2006-2008 "surge" and upon returning to the United States became the commanding general of the same division. He later was commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division. General Brooks assumed command in Korea on April 30, 2016 and was succeeded by Robert B. Abrams in November 2018. Brooks is scheduled to retire after completing his assignment in Korea.

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„We are role models to a lot of young people, not just African Americans and soldiers.“

—  Vincent K. Brooks
As quoted in "Who is Brigadier General Vincent Brooks?" http://www.barzey.com/2003/04/who-is-brigadier-general-vincent-brooks.html (April 2003), Barzey

„People can see the achievement and how hard work leads to it.“

—  Vincent K. Brooks
As quoted in "African Americans in the Military" https://books.google.com/books?id=QF9grMa_84YC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=%22People+can+see+the+achievement+and+how+hard+work+leads+to+it.%22 (2014), by Catherine Reef, Infobase Publishing, p. 34

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