Don Browning served as a C-130 pilot in the 39th TCS at Evreux AB, France & in the 50th TCS at Sewart AFB, Tenn.
|Donald G. Browning|
HAMPTON - Lt. Col. Donald G. Browning, USAF, retired, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Don graduated from the University of Nebraska with a BS in Business Administration and was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
He earned his MBA in Business Administration from Golden Gate University. He remained a loyal Nebraska Cornhuskers football fan.
He served 28 years as a pilot and administrator, serving in France, Germany, Okinawa and Vietnam,
where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
His stateside assignments took him to Florida, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, where he retired in 1982.
He was a true patriot and loved his country deeply.
He was also a member of the Daedalians (a fraternity of military pilots), the Air Force Association,
and served as membership chairman of the Peninsula Chapter of the Military Officers' Association of America.
their two children, Bill Browning of Washington, D.C., and Wendy Rose with her husband, Michael, of Marco Island, Fla.;
and three grandchildren, Sierra, Savannah and Jackson Rose.
at First United Methodist Church-Fox Hill by the Rev. Sheryl Simmons.
Burial with full military honors will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2009 in Arlington National Cemetery.