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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1921 - 1962
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Alabama
Admiral Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea


Location
Alabama
Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 6, Lot 1188
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Dec 08, 1983
Service to 1962
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1961
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1959 - 1960
US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)
US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1958 - 1958
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Charles Randall Brown (NSN: 0-19058), United States Navy, for exceptionally m... More
1958
Commander Naval Forces Europe/Commander Sixth Fleet (CNE-C6F)
Commander Naval Forces Europe/Commander Sixth Fleet (CNE-C6F)
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1956 - 1958
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1946
Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" to Captain Charles Randall Brown (NSN: 0-19058), United States Navy, for exceptionally me... More
1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Philippine Independence Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Independence Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who meet eligibility requirements for both the Philippine Defense Medal and the Philippine Liberations... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Commander, Carrier Strike Group 1
Commander, Carrier Strike Group 1
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1944 - 1945
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1941 - 1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1943 - 1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Philippine Defense Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Defense Medal was awarded for service in the defense of the Philippines from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, under either of the following conditions: Participation in any engagement... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Naval Flight Training
Naval Flight Training
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1923 - 1924
Service from 1921

 
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