Mr. Brooks was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1949. After his marriage, Ozzie was stationed at Air bases in New York, Germany, England and, finally, Otis Air Force Base in Bourne, Massachusetts. He retired from the Air Force in 1969. He then served as a civilian employee at Thule Air Force base in Greenland for ten years. At the time of his unexpected death he was employed as a sheet metal technician for the Civil Engineering Unit at Otis Air Force base.
- April, 21, 1931
- December, 12, 1996
- Massachusetts National Cemetery