Richard J. Brown

Fortress Pilot Gets Air Medal
15th Army Air Force in Italy--Second Lieutenant Richard J. Brown, 21, of 527 Twelfth Avenue West, Menomonie, pilot of a Fifteenth Army Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress, has been awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement, while participating in air combat.

Lieutenant Brown was graduated from Menomonie High School in 1940 and attended Stout Institute. He came overseas November 18, 1944.

Unmarried, he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Brown of Menomonie.