Thomas Brooks

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Work Experience

  • Admissions Chair, Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health & Business Administration (March 2015 - August 2016)


  • Institutional Review Board (IRB), United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command IRB, Fort Detrick, MD (September 2012 - March 2015)
  • (secondary) Board member for Institutional Review Board (IRB), Brooke Army Medical Center Institutional Review Board, Fort Sam Houston, TX: Brooke Army Medical Center (August 2012 - Present)
  • Board member, Family Advocacy Committee, United States Army Garrison, Fort Detrick, Fort Detrick, MD (January 2007 - December 2007)
  • Board member for Army Installation Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team, United States Army, Fort Detrick Garrison, Fort Detrick, MD (January 2006 - November 2007)
  • Board member, Human Use Committee (IRB), United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Human Use Committee, Fort Detrick, MD (May 2005 - December 2007)
  • Board member, IRB (Animal Use Committee), United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD (May 2005 - December 2007)

Professional Memberships

  • Associated Gospel Churches



Chaplain Brooks was born at Burlington, North Carolina in 1969. He earned the following degrees Bob Jones University (Greenville, SC): BA, Bible; MA, Theology; Master of Divinity. Additionally, he earned an MA in Bioethics at Trinity Graduate School (Deerfield, IL). His military education includes the Chaplain Officer Basic Course, the Chaplains Captains Career Course and Intermediate Level Education (CGSC). He is endorsed by the Associated Gospel Churches.

Chaplain Brooks entered the Army in 1999. After completing CHOBC, he served as a reservist with the 58th Transportation Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood on a Temporary Tour of Active Duty. After this tour, he served with the 312th Field Hospital in North Carolina.

Chaplain Brooks was accessioned to active duty in November, 2002. His duty assignments include Battalion Chaplain, 1-66 Armor Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (with deployment to Iraq); Battalion Chaplain, 4th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Hood; Deputy Installation Chaplain, USAG, Fort Detrick, Maryland; Battalion Chaplain, 501st Special Troops Battalion, Camp Carroll, Korea; Battalion Chaplain, 14th Combat Engineer Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord; Operations Chaplain, I Corps, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He currently serves as a bioethics instructor, serving the AMEDDC&S. He serves as a faculty member for the Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration.

Chaplain Brooks’ awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (Second Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (Third Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, and Iraq Campaign Medal.

Chaplain Brooks is married to Leslie Maribel. They have one child, David (12 years), who is in the 6th grade.

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