SERGEANT MONICA BROWN: SILVER STAR RECIPIENT CITATION
SPC Brown displayed great courage in treating two wounded Soldiers while under intense small arms and mortar fire.
RAISED BY TWO MOMS
In 1991, when she was just three years old, Monica Brown's parents divorced, leaving her four-year-old brother, Justin, as the man of the house. Monica's mother worked night shifts as a nurse at local hospitals in Houston, Texas, and relied on her own mother to help with the kids. Life was never easy for the Browns, as they moved from town to town in search of a better nursing job. As a young girl, Monica was thinking ahead, dreaming of a secure future and a rewarding career. At times she wanted to be a lawyer, a veterinarian, even a paralegal, but she never thought she would work around heights or blood, her two biggest fears.
By the time Monica was twelve, she had already attended seven
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