New England Air Museum
Fountain L. Brown

 

Recent Address:

1806 NW 8th Street, Meridian, ID 83642-1503

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Helen; Children: Candy, Debbi, Kim

Hometown:

Lock Haven, PA

Date Entered Service:

 

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

44th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

6 Combat; 35 at West Field, Tinian

Hump Missions Flown:

22

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

 

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

Reenlisted as T/Sgt. In 1946 and recalled as a Captain in 1947 flying B-29's and B-50's with the 2nd Bomb Group. At Yokota, Japan, he was the Commander, 343rd Bomb Sqdn., 98th Bomb wing and flew 22 combat missions over North Korea. A tour at SAC HQ and five years as a B-52 pilot rounded out a 23-year military career.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Nineteen years in a middle school classroom rounded out a civilian career.

Comments:

Mr. Brown passed away April 3, 2007 and is buried at Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens in Boise, ID.

 


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