Bio: Brux, Capt. Gary H. (Bronze Star - 1964)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Brux, Gerard


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 26, 1964


Brux, Capt. Gary H. (Bronze Star - 1964)


The Bronze Star medal for meritorious service has been presented to Capt. Gary H. Brux by the C. G. of C.D.C.C.C. Brig. Gen. Charles J. Girard, now commander of Headquarters Company, 4th Bn., 41st Inf. Capt. Brux distinguished himself by "exceptional and commendable performance of duty as pit leader and Company O Commander, 1st Bg., 14th Inf., Co. 1st Bn., 14th Inf. 25th Inf. Div., at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii from March 1961 to March 1964.


The citation accompanying the medal reads in part: "Capt. Brux has proven, by his breadth, thoroughness, accuracy and energy of his operations, to be an officer of consummate skill and capacity whose distinguished and dedicated performance reflects great credit upon him self, the 25th Inf. Div. and the U. S. Army."


This award was given primarily for his service with 1st Special Forces in Okinawa. This event specialized in guerrilla warfare, specifically on Southeast Asia.


Capt. Brux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brux of Greenwood, is now stationed at Fort Ord, Calif. He is a graduate of Greenwood High School, with the class of 1956.  He entered the service after graduation from St. Norbert’s College in DePere, in 1960.




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