Brown, Steven Merle, CW2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 100B, 114th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1967 - 1970

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 2



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
New York

Casualty Date
Jan 08, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kien Phong
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rosehill Cemetery - Linden, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 011

 Official Badges 

1st Aviation Brigade


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, AL1st Aviation Brigade214th Aviation Battalion114th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1968, Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, AL
  1968-1968, Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, AL
  1969-1970, 100B, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1970, 100B, 214th Aviation Battalion
  1969-1970, 100B, 114th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 10, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


Posthumously Promoted
to CW2

Status: Killed In Action while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.

Flight class: 68-21/68-37

Short Summary: Killed flying a slick just days before end of his tour.

Aircraft: UH-1H tail number
66-16871

Started Tour: 02/04/1969

single male U.S. citizen

Race: Negro

Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)

This record was last updated on 08/25/1996

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16871

Incident number: 70010808.KIA
UTM grid coordinates: WS620588
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated:
Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )

Summary: Crashed in the Mekong River.



Crew Members:

G SP4 BARNES WILLIAM EDWARD KIA
CE SP5 KLEPPIN KENNETH THOMAS KIA
P WO1 BUTCHER GALE W JR KIA
AC CW2 BROWN STEVEN MERLE KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:

2LT COLE WAYNE MICHAEL, AR, PX, KIA
CPT COPPERNOLL DAVID WILLIAM, AR, PX, KIA
MSG RAPPAPORT HAROLD KENNETH, AR, PX, KIA
EM1 MITCHELL JAMES CARROLL JR, NA, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 11/06/2004

 


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Date posted on this site: 07/20/2010

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