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First Name: Brian

Last Name: Allgood

Birthplace: Regensberg, GER,

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Duane

Date of Birth: 19 October 1960

Date of Death: 20 January 2007

Rank: Colonel

Years Served: 1982 - 2007
Brian Duane Allgood

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1982

•  Operation Just Cause - Panama (1989 - 1990)
•  Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom) (2003 - 2011)


Brian Duane Allgood was born in Regensberg, Germany, 19 October 1960. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. After receiving a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1986, he interned in General Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center from 1986-1987. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center from 1990 to 1994 and subsequently became board certified. Military education includes completion of the AMEDD Officers Basic and Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.

Previous assignments include Battalion Surgeon of the Third Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment (1987-1990) where he participated in operation JUST CAUSE; Division Orthopedic Surgeon, 82d Airborne Division (1994-1996); Chief, Orthopedic Surgery Clinic, Womack Army Medical Center (1996-1997); Orthopedic Consultant to JSOC (1996-1997); Commander, 274th Forward Surgical Team (ABN), Fort Bragg, NC (1997-1999); and Commander, 232d Medical Battalion/ Course Director for the Combat Medic course (1999-2001); Commander, Keller Army Community Hospital and USMA Surgeon, West Point, NY (2002-2004); Commander, 18th Medical Command/121st General Hospital, Camp Yongson, South Korea (2004-2006).

In 2006, he was assigned as Command Surgeon Multi-National Forces-Iraq, at Camp Victory, Iraq. On 20 January 2007, Colonel Allgood was one of 12 people killed when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down by hostile fire. He had been serving in Iraq for about six months before the crash northeast of Baghdad.

Medals, Awards, Badges and Tabs

Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Army Achievement Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Humanitarian Service Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Superior Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Arrowhead
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Combat Medical Badge
Combat Action Badge
Expert Field Medical Badge
Army Flight Surgeon Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Ranger Tab

He was also a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit.


Colonel Brian Duane Allgood is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Section 60, Site 8051, along with the other 11 killed in the crash. He was survived by his wife, Jane Allgood (U.S. Army Retired), and his son, Wyatt, aged 11.


Honoree ID: 6694   Created by: MHOH




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