Brown, Lawrence (Larry)
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. Entered U.S. Marine Corps in 1964. Served in Dominican Republic and Vietnam; discharged from active duty in 1968. Served as Active Reservist from 1969 to 1974. Past Department Commander of Military Order of the Purple Heart, Past President of Vietnam Veterans of America, Charter President of Arizona Third Marine Division. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. Was instrumental in completing the Field Cross Memorial at the Arizona National Memorial Cemetery and the Purple Heart Memorial at Wesley Bolin Plaza. Former member of the Arizona Veterans’ Service Advisory Commission. Has fostered five children through Arizona Department of Economic Security. Active in the Radiant Church in Surprise. Volunteer member of Surprise Police Department Citizen Patrol.