JOSEPH G BROWN
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HONORED ON PANEL 5W, LINE 115 OF THE WALL

JOSEPH GORDON BROWN

WALL NAME

JOSEPH G BROWN

PANEL / LINE

5W/115

DATE OF BIRTH

07/14/1945

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/18/1971

HOME OF RECORD

PORTLAND

COUNTY OF RECORD

Multnomah County

STATE

OR

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CWO

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOSEPH GORDON BROWN
POSTED ON 3.13.2021
POSTED BY: John Fabris

Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die.
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POSTED ON 7.14.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Gordon Brown, Served with the 237th Medical Detachment, 61st Medical Battalion, 67th Medical Group, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 1.6.2018
POSTED BY: Aileen Morales

Life Light

Thank you for your service. ?????? Thank you for your visit. ????
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POSTED ON 7.21.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Thank You

Dear CWO Brown,
Thank you for your service as an Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot. Watch over the nation, it still needs your courage.
Rest in peace.
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POSTED ON 5.7.2017

Final Mission of CW2 Joseph G. Brown

CW2 Joseph G. Brown was a UH-1 helicopter pilot serving with the 237th Medical Detachment. On February 18, 1971, he was the aircraft commander of a medivac helicopter UH-1H (#69-15063) supporting ARVN troops in Laos during Lam Son 719. CW2 Brown was injured by shrapnel after his aircraft was shot down while attempting a medical evacuation dustoff in a “hot” LZ. He was air evacuated to a forward Army medical unit in Khe Sanh, RVN, where two surgeons worked desperately but unsuccessfully to save his life. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and vvmf.org]
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