#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Angie Holbrook



Army Veteran Angie Holbrook is today's Veteran of the Day.

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Angie Holbrook, who served two tours in Iraq and retired after 27 years in service.

Angie Holbrook graduated from Texas Christian University in 1991, where she was a part of the Army ROTC program.

After commissioning from the program, she served as an adjutant general officer for the U.S. Army. Some of her notable assignments include being a division strength manager at Fort Carson, commanding a sustainment battalion at Fort Hood and being a deputy aide to the chief of staff of the Army. She also served two deployments in Iraq from November 2006 to February 2008 and from July 2009 to July 2010.

During her final assignment as a Commander at Fort Belvoir Garrison, she oversaw the opening of a new tax center and expanded the post commissary.

Alongside her service, Holbrook also participated in running and supporting the Wounded Warrior Project and the United Services Organization.

Holbrook received numerous awards during her career including a Legion of Merit and a Bronze Star Medal. She also received the airborne badge.

After 27 years in service, Holbrook retired and works as a manager specializing in providing solutions for the Army sector.

Thank you for your service!


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Editor: Essence McPherson

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Graphic artist: Michelle Zischke

Author

Harshini Ravi

Harshini Ravi is an undergraduate student at James Madison University, studying International Affairs. She is currently a Writing Intern for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Comments

  1. Senior Veterans Care Network    

    Thank you for your service Angie Holbrook.

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