Brown, Wilburt, MGen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
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Primary Unit
1953-1953, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
Service Years
1918 - 1953
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Cold War Certificate

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Date of Passing
Dec 17, 1968
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Last Known Activity

The general embarked for Korea in April 1951, commanding the 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, until his return to the United States in December 1951. He was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his service with that regiment.

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In addition to the Silver Star, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Navy and Marine Corps and Purple Heart Medals, the general's medals and decorations include the Presidential Unit Citation ribbon; the Navy Unit Citation ribbon; the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; the World War I Victory Medal with two combat stars; the Nicaraguan Campaign Medal; the China Service Medal; the American Area Campaign Medal; the Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal with one bronze star; the World War II Victory Medal; the Navy Occupation Service Medal; the Nicaraguan Medal of Merit; the Order of the Cloud and Banner (China); the Korean Service Medal; the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1918, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), A
 Unit Assignments
5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)US Navy/US Naval AcademyThe Basic SchoolSea Indoctrination Course, Portsmouth VA
MARDET USS Saratoga (CV-60)Marine Barracks Mare Island, CAMARDET (Afloat)4th Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (4/10)
USMC (United States Marine Corps)11th Marine RegimentUSAF Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL10th Marine Regiment
1st Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (1/1)MCB Camp PendletonMarine Artillery Detachment. Ft Sill, OKFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1918-1919, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1920-1922, US Navy/US Naval Academy
  1925-1925, The Basic School
  1925-1925, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
  1926-1927, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1927-1929, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1929-1930, Sea Indoctrination Course, Portsmouth VA
  1930-1931, MARDET USS Saratoga (CV-60)
  1932-1933, Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
  1933-1935, Marine Barracks Guam
  1935-1936, High Risk Personel Course, Weapons Training Bn, Quantico
  1936-1938, MCB San Diego, CA
  1938-1939, Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
  1939-1941, MARDET USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1941-1942, 4th Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (4/10)
  1942-1943, 8th Defense Bn
  1943-1944, US Army Field Artillery Officers Advance Course
  1944-1944, 15th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 15th Marine Regiment (1/15)
  1944-1944, 1st Field Artillery Group
  1944-1946, Headquarters Battery, 11th Marine Regiment/155mm Gun Btry
  1946-1948, USAF Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
  1949-1950, 10th Marine Regiment
  1951-1952, 1st Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1)
  1952-1952, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1952-1952, Marine Artillery Detachment. Ft Sill, OK
  1952-1953, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1953-1953, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1926-1933 US Second Occupation of Nicaragua
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack of Guam
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1945-1945 Operation Beleaguer (China)
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1946-1949 Operation Beleaguer (China)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
 Colleges Attended
United States Naval AcademyUniversity of Alabama
  1920-1922, United States Naval Academy
  1961-1963, University of Alabama
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