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BROADUS Lt. Col. JAMES BROADUS, USA (Ret.) Entered into eternal rest on the evening of February 22, 2013, Lieutenant Colonel James Clinton Broadus, USA (Ret.). Residence, Kiawah Island, SC. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 9 a.m. at the Fort Myer Chapel in Arlington, Virginia. Interment will follow in Arlington National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Lt. Colonel Broadus was born May 9, 1933 in Mobile, Alabama, the son of Herbert James Broadus and Ruby Estelle Hartley Broadus. He attended high school in Mobile. Jim received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting at Spring Hill College in 1954 and his Master's Degree in Business Management at the University of Alabama. He was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society and his military education included attendance at the Army Command and General Staff College and the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He had a distinguished military career with the United States Army. As a field artilleryman, Jim served in the field artillery assignments in Germany and Korea. He consecutively commanded two combat field artillerybattalions in Vietnam, the 6th Battalion, 11th Artillery and 3rd Battalion, 82nd Artillery. Jim served on the staff of the Comptroller of the Army as a Budget Analyst, Executive Officer and later as Chief, Congressional Budget Liaison in the Office of the Director of Army Budget, The Pentagon. After his retirement from the Army, Jim held various positions with defense contractors in the Washington, DC area. He retired from Science Applications International Corporation in January 2002. Jim also worked part time on the Town of Kiawah Island staff and did volunteer work for the Town's Public Safety Committee and the Kiawah Island Natural Habitat Conservancy. His military awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, all with Oak Leaf Clusters. Jim was awarded the Joint Service Commendation medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry as well as campaign decorations. Retirement had provided time to travel, golf, extensive time with his children and grandchildren and preservation of a treasured family home on Kiawah Island. He was first married to Barbara Waterman and was predeceased by his second wife, Susan Morris Broadus. He is survived by two sons, Major James Broadus, Jr. USA (Ret.) and his wife, Cindy of Centreville, VA and Barry Broadus and his wife, Pam of Fairfax, VA; daughter, Nancy Broadus Dunn of Mobile, AL; six grandchildren, Emily Broadus, Allison Broadus, Matthew Broadus, Robert Dunn, III, Kelly Dunn and Jackson Broadus; one brother, Charles Broadus of Daphne, AL; two sisters, Marion Broadus of Chickasaw, AL and Yvonne Mansfield of Mobile, AL. Memorials may be made to the Kiawah Natural Habitat Conservancy, 80 Kestrel Court, Kiawah Island, SC 29455 or www.kiawahconservancy.org A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at: www.adamsgreen.com

Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 31, 2013
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