Albert J. Brown

Albert J. Brown

Albert J. Brown

Colonel Albert J. Brown was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6 August 1943, class number 281  His first duty assignment was as Rifle & Weapons Platoon Leader, Company E, 309th Infantry, 78th Division, Camp Butner, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer, Co B, 294th Eng Combat Bn, European Theater of Operations; Plt Ldr, Co M, 142d Inf, 36th Div, European Theater; European Theater of Operations Admin Officer, Svc Co, European Civil Affairs Div; Plt Ldr, Co C, 128th Tng Bn, Co I, 22d Inf, Fort Lewis, Washington and Fort Ord, California; Bn S-3, 3d Bn, 22d Inf, 4th Div, Fort Ord, California; Unit Commander, Co K & Co C, 22d Inf, 4th Div, Fort Ord, California; Bn S-3 & Unit Commander, 1st Bn, 8th Inf, Comp I, 8th Inf, Fort Ord, California; Bn S-3 & Asst G-3, 1st Bn, 516th Inf, Headquarters, 101st Abn Div, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky; Post Adjutant & Asst Post S-1, Headquarters, Fort Richardson, U. S. Army Alaska; Unit Commander, Hvy Mortar Co, 196th Inf, Fort Richardson, Virginia; Professor of Military Science, Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro, Virginia; Advisor, 32d Inf, 11th Light Div, Vietnam; U.S. Army Element Mil Asst Advisory Group, Vietnam; Instructor, Naval Air Station, U.S. Army Element Navy Activity, Alameda, California; Chief Operations Branch - G-3, U.S. Army Communications Zone, Europe; Brigade Executive, 3d Brigade, 8th Inf Div, U.S. Army Europe; Battalion Commander, 2d Bn, 13th Inf, 8th Inf Div, U.S. Army Europe; Chief Combat Arms Branch, Combat Arms Branch, Combat Developments Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Member Mechanized Arms Study Group, Mechanized and Army Combat Operaions, Vietnam Study Group, Vietnam; Liaison Officer, Senior Combat Dev Command, Headquarters, Combat Developments Command, Vietnam; Assistant Chief of Staff for Program Operations, Headquarters, Combat Developments Command, orFort Belvoir, Virginia; Senior Unit Advisor, 157th Sep Inf  Brigade, U.S. Army Advisor Gp, Horsham, Pennsylvania; Senior Army Advisor, U.S. Army Advisor Group, Annville, Pennsylvania. | Colonel Brown's awards and decorations include: Soldier's Medal, Legion of Merit /w Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, ARCOM, VNSM, VCM.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1972

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00564