Chaplain (LTC) Mark Brooks has been selected as state chaplain for Wisconsin.

Mark has been a chaplain since 2002—first as a chaplain candidate in the US Army Reserves and then, beginning in 2005, as a chaplain candidate with the Wisconsin Army National Guard. In 2007 he began serving as a chaplain with the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

Throughout his service he has received several military awards, including the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Wisconsin Emergency Service Ribbon, the DC Presidential Inauguration Support Ribbon, and the Combat Action Badge.

In addition to his chaplaincy, Mark has been pastor of Heritage Baptist Church, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, since 2008.