CHARLES H. BROWN

BROWN,CHARLES
CHARLES H. BROWN

CHARLES H. BROWN

Colonel Charles Harold Brown was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 14 December 1943, class number 310. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company L, 406th Infantry, 102d Infantry Division, Camp Swift, Texas and European Theater of Operations Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Co L, 406th Inf, 102d Inf Div, European Theater of Operations (Germany); Company Commander, Co L,, 406th Inf, 102d Inf Div, HOF, Germany; Regiment S2, Headquarters, 6th Cav Gp, 6th Constabulary Regiment, Bayreuth, Germany; Instructor - Tactics, Command & Staff Dept, The Armored School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; CG Briefing Officer, Headquarters, 8th Army, Korea; S3, Executive Officer and Battalion Commander, 245th TK Bn, 45th Inf Div, Korea; Sr Armor Instructor, Military Dept, Texas A&M College, College Station, Texas; Armor Advisor, U.S. Army Elm, MAAG Germany, Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn & Marburg, Germany; Armor Advisor, U.S. Army Elm, MAAG Germany, III German Corps, Koblenz, Germany; Battalion Commander, 2d Med TK Bn, 2d Armd Div, Fort Hood, Texas; Combat Operations Evaluator, Office of Special Wpns Dev, USCONARC & CD.C., Fort Bliss, Texas. | Colonel Brown's awards and decorations include: the Army Commendation Medal; Purple Heart w/Cluster, Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Soldier’s Medal and the Silver Star.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1943

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1962

  • HF ID #

    HF_00146