December 9, 2016

Allan Brown - U.S. Military Fatality - Afghanistan

Allan Brown
Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, age 46, of Takoma Park, Maryland, died on December 6, 2016, at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Allan was a participant in the U.S. military action against terrorists in Afghanistan.

On November 12, 2016, an attack was carried out by a Taliban suicide bomber before 6:00 a.m., at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

Two American soldiers died that day, as did two American contractors. Sixteen American troops and one Polish soldier were wounded in the attack.

Allan was one of those injured. He was flown to Walter Reed Hospital in Maryland. Tragically, Allan succumbed to his injuries.

Allan entered active-duty military service in March of 2004 as a senior data systems integrator.

He had deployed to Iraq three times and twice to Afghanistan. 

Allan's awards include five Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals,
Angels of God, pray for Allan and for those
who have lost him. 
three Army Good Conduct Medals, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, two National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, four Iraqi Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, five Overseas Service Ribbons, four Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, and NATO medal.

Allan's comrades at Fort Hood are in mourning over the death of their brother. He was a patriot and a hero. He will be forever remembered.

Allan's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Allan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America, Allan. 

Pray, without ceasing, unto God for an end to all War. It is enough.

Pray that Allan is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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