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A&M alumna speaks at veterans event on campus

Col. Brooks is an A&M graduate and Director of Public Affairs for the Army. Col. Brooks is an A&M graduate and Director of Public Affairs for the Army.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

An Alabama university marked Veterans Day with a special event Tuesday afternoon.

Alabama A&M invited the community to the program honoring our veterans. Colonel Martha K. Brooks, Director of Public Affairs for the Army, spoke to the crowd. Col. Brooks is an A&M graduate.

"I understand where my foundation came from. Because of this university, I have been able to go and do wonderful things in support of my country. And I realize that it all started right here," said Col. Brooks.

She said that veterans are the backbone of America and it is important to never forget them.

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