Name: MAJ Richard Allan Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/17/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.7
Date of Birth: 07/23/1934
Home City: Lakewood, CA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 14 CAB
Prior Unit: 170 AHC
Major organization: Americal Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 29W-059
Short Summary: French 75mm pack howitzer hit hooch at Duc Pho 11Mar69. MAJ Schmidt, XO WIA and MEDEVACed. Replacement CPT Rogers KIA 11 Mar 69.
Call sign: Dolphins
Service number: O4031082
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1980 = 19 Fixed Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: weapons
Started Tour: 09/04/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 16
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: multiple-fragment wounds
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 08/10/1991

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