Thomas Lee Brown II
Rank(s): ENS, CDR, RADM
Unit(s): ST5, NSWU1, ST1, SOLIC, ST8, NSWU4, NSWG1, OPNAV, SOCSOUTH
Fallen on: 24 Feb 2021
Era(s): Cold War, Global War on Terror
Medals & Commendations: Defense Superior Service Medal w/bronze star, Legion of Merit w/bronze star, Bronze Star with “V” device for valor, Defense Meritorious Service Medal w/bronze star, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/bronze star, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon w/bronze star, Navy Battle ‘E’ Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal w/bronze star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/3 bronze star, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon w/bronze star, NATO Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal. In addition, he was awarded the “Faith in Cause” Medal by the Ministry of Defense of Colombia.
Thomas Brown died as a result of his struggles with PTSD.