ADC Remembers Charles Browning

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Correctional Officer Charles Browning passed away on June 1, 2007, in Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle.

Officer Browning joined the Department on January 12, 2004 and served at ASPC- Eyman throughout his career. Prior to leaving for Afghanistan, he worked at SMU II and also was honored as a veteran on the ADC Veterans Day float as he had served in Iraq from October 2004 through January 2006. SMU II has been renamed Browning Unit.

Officer Browning was deployed with the Arizona Army National Guard's Gilbert-based (Bravo) Company, 1-158th Infantry Battalion. The 1-158th Infantry Battalion was mobilized in January 2007 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. They deployed to Fort Bragg, N.C. for training and then deployed to Afghanistan in March.

Officer Browning, age 31, is survived by his wife, Lisa, and step-daughters, Jessica and Briana

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