Brown, Earl Frederick, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Special Forces
Last Primary MOS
91B10-Combat Medic
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, Company C (ICTZ) Detachment C-1 (Danang) & Staff /Det A-107 (Tra Bong)
Service Years
1958 - 1966

Special Forces
Staff Sergeant

Two Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Weston, WV

Casualty Date
Jan 29, 1966
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Masonic Cemetery - Weston, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04E 106

 Official Badges 

Special Forces Group

 Unofficial Badges 

Gold Star

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Combat Medical 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1963-1964, 12B10, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1966-1966, 12B10, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1966-1966, Company C (ICTZ) Detachment C-1 (Danang) & Staff /Det A-107 (Tra Bong)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

SSgt. Earl Frederick Brown, Medic, served with 5th Special Forces Group (Det A-107).

He was killed in action near Tra Bong, Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam while on patrol with Capt. John B. Fewell (Det. commanding officer), SSgt. Donald J. Jacobsen (Heavy Weapons), and SFC Elmer J. Reifschneider (Intelligence)The Tra Bong camp had been opened by the 5th SPG in January 1966.

He was interred in the Masonic Cemetery, Weston, West Virginia.

He left a wife and young daughter at his passing.

In his honor, SSG Earl F. Brown Memorial Bridge was dedicated over Stonecoal Creek, Weston, West Virginia, July 2014.

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