Virginia Heroes

Nathan Irvin Broocke

Colonel, Army

Born: March 23, 1937
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Entered: June 3, 1959
Discharged: July 31, 1982
Served In: Vietnam
Awards: Army Seal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Commendation Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon

Colonel Broocke served in Airborne Service; was Aide-de-Camp to LTG Creighton Abrams, U.S. 5th Corp and Corps of Engineers. He served as Instructor in U.S. Army Infantry School, was an Engineer Command in Vietnam, and served as Army staff at the Pentagon.

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