Corporal Christian A. Brown was born on November 11, 1983 in Tupelo, MS. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on April 12, 2009 and was deployed to Marjah, Afghanistan, during one of the most notable surges in OIF/OEF history. He returned home safely from this first deployment in July of 2010. A year later he redeployed to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, and was shortly moved to the cities of Sangin and Kajaki, where he endured several firefights before being injured. During his second deployment, he led 163 combat missions as a squad leader, which was unheard of as a LCpl. As a result, LCpl. Brown was meritoriously promoted to Cpl. while in country
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About Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band
Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band
Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band concerts are integral to the success of our R.I.S.E. program and its Smart Homes construction initiative. Not only do the concerts provide an opportunity to raise the funding to build each Smart Home, they also serve as a vehicle to Entertain, Educate, Inspire, Strengthen and Build Communities — which is at the core of the Gary Sinise Foundation’s mission. Creating public awareness for our wounded heroes and their families allows for long-term, sustainable support.
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