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First Name: Michael

Last Name: Braun

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: William

Date of Birth: 08 February 1947

Date of Death: 26 May 1968

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Years Served:
Michael William Braun

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Michael William Braun

Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army

Michael William Braun was born on 8 February 1947.

On 26 May 1968, Sergeant Michael William Braun was serving with B Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Sergeant Braun was killed in action due to wounds sustained from small arms fire. His body was recovered. He received a posthumous promotion to Staff Sergeant.

Badges and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Parachutist Badge


The name Michael W Braun is located on Panel 66W Line 002 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Staff Sergeant Michael William Braun is buried at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin, WI.


Honoree ID: 3500   Created by: MHOH




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