CW5 Kenneth D. Brown begin his military career on May 5, 1979, after graduating from East End Bigelow High School. He enlisted in the Arkansas, Army National Guard split option program, and preformed his basic training at Fort Jackson South Carolina one year, and his Advance Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri the following years. His unit assignments was with the 439th Signal Company, Delta Company, 212th Signal Company, Bravo 39th Support Company, HHC 212th Signal Company, Golf Company 39th BSB, Alpha Battery 1/206th Field Artillery and Joint Force Headquarter.
Warrant Officer Military positions and occupations held are, State Command Chief Warrant Officer (currently), Alpha Battery 1/206th Executive Officer, Battalion Maintenance Officer, Unit Maintenance Officer, Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET) Chief and member, Battalion Special Staff Officer, Senior Maintenance Officer, Engineer Warrant Officer. Enlisted position held, Platoon Sergeant, Network Operater, Senior Generator Repair, and Heavy Equipment Repairer Supervisor. Five Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) 91B (63B), 52X, 31F, 915A, and 915E.
He was hired as a Military Technician in September 1984, and worked as a Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic Supervisor, Heavy Equipment Repairer Supervisor, Surface Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor, and Surface Maintenance Specialist Supervisor.
His military schools, are Primary Leadership Development School, Basic Non-Commission Officer School, Advance Non-Commission Officer School, Warrant Officer Candidate School, Warrant Officer Basic Course, Warrant Officer Advance Course, Warrant Officer Staff Course, Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course, Instructor Training Course, Master Fitness Course, and a Knowledge Management Course. He has numerous college hours toward a Homeland Security Bachelor degree, an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Vincennes University.
Awards received are Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War On Terror Service Medal, Armed Force Reserve Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Ribbon, and numerous State Ribbon and Awards.
He came from a family of eight sibling, five girls and three boys. He has four children, Jacqueline Brown, Kendra Brown, Trey Brown and Kenneth Brown II.