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Warren Keith Brown - KIA
1LT Warren Keith Brown was from Sioux City, Iowa, and enlisted in the USAF through the National Guard. His tour in Vietnam began on May 14, 1968. Brown was assigned to the 174th Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing/7th Air Force. His aircraft F-100 #54-2004 was shot down on July 14, 1968, over Quang Tri 34 miles West-Southwest of Hue.
“Warnie” Brown was married with two sons at the time of his death.
Warren’s body was recovered and he is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City, IA and is honored on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 52w, Line 26.
- 174th Tactical Fighter Squadron/27th Tactical Fighter Wing/7th Air Force, IAANG (F-100)
Awards & Decorations
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
Military & Civilian Education