Brown, Charles Randall, ADM

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Last Rank
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

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Year of Birth
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

 Official Badges 

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

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 Additional Information
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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  1945-1946, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-12)


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131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot

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United States
 USS Hornet (CV-12) Details

USS Hornet (CV-12)

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Aircraft Carrier

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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2014
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USS Hornet (CV-12)

Vogel, Raymond W., CDR, (1936-1950) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Carmichael, Daniel Archibald, CAPT, (1942-1965) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
ZIEGLER, Donald Russell, LT, (1943-1946) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Harrington, Wendell Schurse, ENS, (1942-1945) OFF 131X Ensign
Stroh, Robert Joseph, VADM, (1930-1969) OFF 111X Commander
Schuler, Elwood, LT, (1940-1950) OFF 6302 Lieutenant
Mitchell, Henry Earl, LTJG, (1942-1945) OFF 6302 Lieutenant Junior Grade
Sliva, Gilbert, (1940-1946) RD RD-0000 Other Service Rank
Samms, Floyd Tamerlane, LT, (1938-1967) YN YN-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Brock, Kenneth, PO1, (1943-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Mishler, Eugene, PO1, (1944-1964) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Fehneman, Warren, PO2, (1943-1945) AD AMMF-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Finn, James, PO2, (1942-1946) AL AL-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Taylor, Jesse Junior, CDR, (1942-1965) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Mazzeo, Anthony, PO3, (1943-1945) DT DT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Millen, Gene, PO3, (1940-1945) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Riemenschneider, Gerdon Charles, Cox, (1943-1946) BM Cox-0000 Coxswain
Arnold, Jackson D., ADM, (1934-1971) Lieutenant Commander
Pross, William, CAPT, (1940-1977) Lieutenant Commander
Coats, Robert, CAPT, (1940-1971) Lieutenant
Fidel, John, CAPT Lieutenant
Savage, Jimmie, CAPT Lieutenant
SKON, Warren Andrew, CAPT, (1942-1973) Lieutenant
Stimpson, Charles, LT, (1937-1956) Lieutenant
ZIEGLER, Donald Russell, LT, (1943-1946) Lieutenant
Cash, John, CWO4, (1939-1969) RM Chief Petty Officer
Booth, Robert Douglas, PO2, (1943-1945) AD Petty Officer Second Class
Sikes, Michael, PO2, (1942-1946) Petty Officer Second Class
Guttman, Paul, PO2, (1942-1945) Petty Officer Third Class
Stipsky, George Lewis, CPO, (1941-1961) Petty Officer Third Class
Erfurt, George Seaman 1st Class

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