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Brigadier General Bert Holmes, Jr., VSU Class of ’62 & ‘70 was a urological surgeon in civilian life and a 13-year veteran of the Virginia Army National Guard. Throughout his distinguished National Guard career, he served as Commander of the Guard's medical detachment in Richmond, and as the Guard's Flight Surgeon. (He was the first African-American state surgeon in the Virginia National Guard).
In his regular Army career, he served as a company Commander with the Fourth Infantry Division. As Brigadier General he served as the Assistant Adjutant General, Virginia Department of Military Affairs, which commands the Army and Air National Guard in the Commonwealth.