David R. Brown


 

Preferred Name: Dave

Nickname/Call Sign: Dave

Date of Birth: 09-21-1933

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown: Columbus, GA

Comments

The Air Force was great. Never got out of the cockpit even when assigned to TAC HQ where I flew A-7 as Deputy Director of Stan/Eval. After retiring from the Air Force was chief pilot for USF&G Insurance Company and I flew Falcon’s 50, 900 & 2000 all over the world for 20 years.

Units Assigned

  • 1957-1959 461St FDS Hahn, Germany F-100C
  • 1959-1960 22nd TFS Bitburg, Germany F-100C
  • 1960-1962 476th TFS Geroge AFB F-104C/D
  • 1962-1963 434th TFS George AFB F-104C/D
  • 1963-1964 4443rd CCTS George AFB F-104G
  • 1964-1966 4540th CCTW Luke AFB F-104G
  • 1966-1967 1st Calvary Div An Khe, Vietnam 0-1E
  • 1967-1968 4510 CCTW Luke AFB F-104G
  • 1968-1969 Army Command & Staff College
  • 1969-1970 MAAG Republic of China F-104A/B Advisor to Chinese Air Force
  • 1970-1973 357th TFS Davis Monthan AFB A-7D
  • 1973-1974 3rd TFS Korat AB Thailand A-7D
  • 1974-1977 479 TFW Davis Monthan AFB A-7D
  • 1977- 1979 TAC HQ Langley AFB A-7D
  • 1980 Retired January 1980
  • 1980-1998 Chief Pilot for USF&G Falcon 50, 900, & 2000

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS
  • Air Command & Staff College
  • Army Command & Staff College
  • Air War College

Civilian Education

  • Auburn University
Biography

Comments

The Air Force was great. Never got out of the cockpit even when assigned to TAC HQ where I flew A-7 as Deputy Director of Stan/Eval. After retiring from the Air Force was chief pilot for USF&G Insurance Company and I flew Falcon’s 50, 900 & 2000 all over the world for 20 years.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1957-1959 461St FDS Hahn, Germany F-100C
  • 1959-1960 22nd TFS Bitburg, Germany F-100C
  • 1960-1962 476th TFS Geroge AFB F-104C/D
  • 1962-1963 434th TFS George AFB F-104C/D
  • 1963-1964 4443rd CCTS George AFB F-104G
  • 1964-1966 4540th CCTW Luke AFB F-104G
  • 1966-1967 1st Calvary Div An Khe, Vietnam 0-1E
  • 1967-1968 4510 CCTW Luke AFB F-104G
  • 1968-1969 Army Command & Staff College
  • 1969-1970 MAAG Republic of China F-104A/B Advisor to Chinese Air Force
  • 1970-1973 357th TFS Davis Monthan AFB A-7D
  • 1973-1974 3rd TFS Korat AB Thailand A-7D
  • 1974-1977 479 TFW Davis Monthan AFB A-7D
  • 1977- 1979 TAC HQ Langley AFB A-7D
  • 1980 Retired January 1980
  • 1980-1998 Chief Pilot for USF&G Falcon 50, 900, & 2000

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

  • SOS
  • Air Command & Staff College
  • Army Command & Staff College
  • Air War College

Civilian Education

  • Auburn University