Brown, Charles Randall, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1959-1960, 131X, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)/Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe
Service Years
1921 - 1962
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1899
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Brown, Charles Randall, ADM.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Last Address
Bethesda, Maryland

Date of Passing
Dec 08, 1983
 
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 6, Lot 1188

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Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) US Navy Retired 30


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Last Known Activity

United States Navy Admiral. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland in 1921 and earned his pilot's wings in 1924. He was the Captain of the aircraft carriers "USS Kalinin Bay" and "USS Hornet" in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. In 1952, he was named commander of Carrier Division 6 in the Mediterranean Sea. He was named commander of the United States Navy's Sixth Fleet in 1956 and was appointed commander-in chief of Allied Forces in Southern Europe in 1959. It was in this role in 1959 that he instigated the creation of the Gray Eagle Award. He retired in 1962.

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  1958-1958, 131X, US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)

Vice Admiral

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- / 1958

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- / 1958

Unit
US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM) Unit Page

Rank
Vice Admiral

NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
United States
 
 
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US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)

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Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Major Commands

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