Joseph I. Brown
Colonel Joseph I. Brown, was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 February 1954, class number 2. His first duty assignment was as Company Officer and Staff Officer, 211th Medical Battalion and 39th Infantry Regiment, Ludwigsburg, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander and Administrations Officer, 39th Infantry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Operations Officer, 82nd Helicopter Detachment, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Flight Leader, 421st Air Ambulance Company, Grafenwoehr, Germany; Executive Officer/Flight Leader, 421st Air Ambulance Company, Vietnam; Chief, Plans Office, Fifth Army, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Doctorate of Plans, Training and Security, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Minority Officer Recruiting, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff Reserve Forces, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Executive Officer, Academy Brigade, Academy of Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Executive Officer, United States Army Medical Command, 121st Evacuation, Korea; Executive Officer to the Surgeon, Hospital, 8th Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief, Basic Medical Specialist Division, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Medical Badge and the Master Army Aviator Badge, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal with V and (16 Oak Leaf Cluster).