FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) Soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, 46, whose home of record is listed as Takoma Park, Maryland, died Dec. 6 at Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan, that occurred on Nov. 12. Also, killed in the incident were Sgt. John W. Perry, 30, of Stockton, California, who died Nov. 12 and Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt, 20, of Tamaroa, Illinois, who died Nov. 12.
Brown entered active-duty military service in March 2004 as a senior data systems integrator.
Brown was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas, since July 2012.
Brown deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from August 2006 to August 2007, November 2008 to October 2009, and December 2010 to December 2011. Brown deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from July 2014 to September 2014. He deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel from September to December 2016.
Brown’s awards include five Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, three Army Good Conduct Medals, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, two National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, four Iraqi Campaign Medal, 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.