Major General U.S. Army, Retired
Leo Austin Brooks Sr., a Parker-Gray graduate, served in the U.S. Army, reaching the rank of Major General. While in that position, he was responsible for buying and managing all food, equipment, and supplies for all branches of the United States Armed Services. He has two sons who are also U.S. Army generals, making the Brooks family the only African American family which includes three generals.
Lt. Colonel U.S. Air Force, Retired (Pilot)
Lt. Colonel Thomas H. “Tommie” Turner is a graduate of Parker-Gray High School. During his junior year at Savannah State College, he enlisted in the USAF and served as a B-47 combat-ready jet pilot. He served in a variety of air transportation, management, and command and staff positions, while also serving in the cartography, photo mapping, and photo-intelligence career field.