James E. Brown

BROWN,JAMES
James E. Brown

James E. Brown

Colonel James Edgar Brown was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OCRC 1-70, 12 May 1970. His first duty assignment was as Liaison Officer, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Cedar Falls, Iowa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 133d Infantry, Iowa ARNG, Cedar Falls, Iowa; S-3 Air, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Company Commander, Company C, 2d Battalion (Mechanized), 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Ida Grove, Iowa; S-1, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Council Bluffs, Iowa; S-3, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Recruiting and Induction Officer, Headquarters, Iowa Army National  Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Personnel Management Officer, Headquarters, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Instructor, 5049th U.S. Army Reserve Forces School, U.S. Army Reserve, Omaha, Nebraska; Director of MOS Courses, 5049th U.S. Army Reserve Forces School, U.S. Army Reserve, Omaha, Nebraska; Director of Enlisted Courses, 5049th U.S. Army Reserve Forces School, U.S. Army Reserve, Omaha, Nebraska; Readiness/Organizational Effectiveness Staff Officer, Headquarters State Area Readiness Command, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Battalion Commander, Headquarters, 134th Supply and Service Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Director of Instruction, Iowa Military Academy, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Commandant, Iowa Military Academy, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa. | His military education and training includes: Officer Candidate School-Reserve Components, The Infantry Officer Basic Course, The Army Maintenance Management Course, The Chemical, Biological, Radiological Officer Course, The Air-Ground Operations Course, The Infantry Officer Advanced Course, The Command and General Staff Course, The Support Command Refresher Course, The Combat Service Support Precommand Course, and The Mobilization Staff Training Program. Colonel Brown's awards and decorations include:  The Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, The Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, The Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with Five Oak Leaf Clusters, The National Defense Service Medal, The Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two Hourglass Devices, The Army Service Ribbon, The Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon with Numeric 1 Device, The Expert Infantry Badge, The Iowa Commendation Medal, The Iowa Leadership Ribbon, The Iowa National Guard Active Duty for Training Ribbon and the Iowa State Service Ribbon with Four Oak Leaf Clusters.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01648