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Aubrey Newman

Full name: Aubrey Strode Newman
Nickname(s): Red
Gender: Male
Born: January 30, 1903 in Clemson, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 19, 1994 in Sarasota, Florida, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Biography

Aubrey “Red” Newman was a career Army officer, serving for 34 years, and eventually reaching the rank of Major General. In World War II Newman led the 34th Infantry Regiment of the 24th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Philippines. For his actions in this battle, Newman received the Distinguished Service Cross, the Army’s second highest award for bravery.

Newman later wrote frequently for military magazines and published three books. His most common theme was leadership, and his books were, for many years, on the reading lists of several US military organizations. The Major General Aubrey “Red” Newman Award is given out by the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) to outstanding junior leaders with a commitment to developing their soldiers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 15T

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O TH PTS T PS
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 15T 83
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 30 17 147
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 4 5:16.2
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon United States Running 8 14:43.6
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 31 12:57.8 38
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