Saturday, January 20, 2007

Army Sgt. 1st Class John G. Brown

Remember Our Heroes

Army Sgt. 1st Class John G. Brown, 43, of Little Rock, Ark.

SFC Brown was assigned to the Arkansas Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (Air Assault), 77th Aviation Brigade, Camp Robinson, Ark.; died in Baghdad on Jan. 20 when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed.

It was Gary Brown’s first day back on duty after returning Jan. 13 from a family visit in Arkansas, his brother said. The late soldier grew up in Nashville, Ark., and was living with his wife and two stepdaughters in Little Rock, his brother said.

Gary Brown, who also served in Desert Storm, began his latest tour in April with training in the U.S. before going to Iraq in the late summer, his brother said. He worked for a tire supply company.

Army Sgt. 1st Class John G. Brown was killed in action on 1/20/07.

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