Troy Brown Receives award

Troy Brown, son of LT Warren Brown receives an award at an event honoring his late father, the event was held in Sioux City, Iowa on May 28, 1969. On 14 July 1968, 1st Lt Warren K. Brown was on an air strike mission in the AShau Valley. (Vietnam) As he made his pass over the target area, his aircraft was hit by ground fire. He headed in an easterly direction and bailed out shortly afterwards as his aircraft was on fire. During the ejection, there was a chute entanglement and the pilot was found deceased in his chute harness by a helicopter crew.? Brown was the only pilot of the Sioux City based 185th Tactical Fighter Group to be killed in Vietnam. (The 185th TFG was mobilized on January 26, 1968 and returned to Sioux City on the 14th of May 1969.)

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