|Norma Elaine Brown|
|Born||February 11, 1926|
|Died||July 22, 2003(aged 77)|
|Place of death||Cheyenne, WY|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1951-1982|
|Commands held||Chanute Technical Training Center|
Distinguished Service Medal|
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Norma Elaine Brown was a Major General in the U.S. Air Force. Her last post in the Air Force was as the Commander of the Chanute Technical Training Center in Rantoul, IL. After her retirement from the military she served on the Board of Directors of GEICO until 1994.
Prior to the Chanute Technical Training Center she served as commander of the Air Base Group. She also served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Air Force Logistics Command at the Wright Patterson AFB. Norma Elaine Brown is known for being the first female to command a USAF wing (6940th Security Wing at Goodfellow AFB, TX, 1974) in the history of the U.S. Air Force.
Education[edit | edit source]
- Bachelors degree in Physical Education from Florida State University in 1949.
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