Vincent K. Brooks
Vincent Keith Brooks (born 24 October 1958) 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.
- We are role models to a lot of young people, not just African Americans and soldiers.
- As quoted in "Who is Brigadier General Vincent Brooks?" (April 2003), Barzey
- People can see the achievement and how hard work leads to it.
- As quoted in "African Americans in the Military" (2014), by Catherine Reef, Infobase Publishing, p. 34