CW5 Brown enlisted in the Army in July 1976 and served honorably for 30 years. He attended basic training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Later he was selected to become a Quartermaster Warrant Officer and graduated from the Warrant Officer Candidate Course in 1987, as a Property Accounting Technician.
CW5 Brown holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from Phoenix University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Liberty University. He is a member of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association and holds lifetime memberships in the Quartermaster Foundation and the Association of Quartermasters. CW5 Brown’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (w Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (with six Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal with 2nd Bronze Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, South West Asia Service Medal with one Bronze Star, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Master Parachutist Badge. He is a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment, the recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin and winner of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command Warrant Officer Instructor of the year Award.