Leo's Obituary

The following obituary was published in the Albuquerque Journal and the Albuquerque Tribune on February 7, 1996.

BROLINE--Colonel Leonard Collis Broline, 44, a born native of Augusta Georgia, residing in Placitas, New Mexico, passed away Thursday February 1, 1996. He is survived by his wife Claire Broline of Placitas, and one brother, Jay Sproul. Colonel Broline earned the Meritorious Service Medal for his contributions to his country and the United States Air Force. His achievements consisted of holding positions as Executive Officer, Physics Course Director, Assistant Professor, Director of Plans, Pilot for the Parachute Team, Pilot of UV-18, instructor of both F-117 and AT-38B, Tactical Fighter Training Squadron Operations Officer and 37th Operations Group Deputy Commander for Operations in Saudi Arabia. He was also Chief, leading a team for AFOTEC and test planning. As a graduate of Squadron Officers School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College, he earned the respect and admiration of all with whom he worked. His contributions will always be greatly admired and appreciated. Services for Colonel Broline were celebrated Thursday, February 8, 1996, at 11:00 a.m. at Air Force Base East Chapel with Chaplain Snyder presiding.

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