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Robert Mack Brown

Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Born: October 1, 1933
Hometown: Portsmouth
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: February 16, 1977
Died In: near Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross

Lieutenant Colonel Brown served with the 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing.

In 1952, he left the Norfolk extension of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute to enlist in the U. S. Navy and graduate from the U. S. Naval Academy.

His name is etched into the stone wall on the Honolulu Memorial in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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