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Hubert M. Brink Lt. Colonel Usaf Obituary
Hubert M. Brink, Lt. Colonel, USAF

Prattville - Hubert M. Brink, Lt. Colonel, USAF, 93, a resident of Prattville, AL and a native of Walton, NY, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, June 4. Hubert was born April 11, 1925 in Walton, NY. He was a graduate of Walton High School, class of 1942 and Buffalo State College, 1946-1950. Colonel Brink entered the military service in July 1943 and served in the Army Air Force during World War ll as a B29 Bombardier. He was recalled to active duty in 1951 and after a combat tour in Korea, he completed Air Force Pilot training in 1954, spending 10 years as a Pilot and Aircraft Commander in the Strategic Air Command. His last assignment before retirement was at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base where he was Director on Non Air Force Service Schools. Colonel Brink was a Command Pilot and received numerous awards and decorations during his 26-year career. After retirement, Colonel Brink taught school for 10 years in Montgomery, AL and earned a Masters Degree from Troy University. Hubert is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Doris Scofield Brink, also of Walton, two sons, Robert W. (Debbie) Brink, David E. (Suzanne) Brink, and a daughter Deborah A. (Tom) Knowles, 6 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Colonel Brink will be buried in the Walton, NY Cemetery with full Military Honors Friday, June 15th. Alabama friends are invited to a Memorial Service to be held 2pm Saturday, July 14th 2018 at Deatsville Baptist Church, 184 Church Street, Deatsville, AL 36022 with Lt. Colonel Shannon Smith officiating.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from June 9 to June 13, 2018
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