Audrey J. Brown, of Blissfield, the internment/resettlement branch chief for the 46th Military Police Command, Michigan National Guard, in Lansing, was promoted to Lt. Col., July 16, 2016. Maj. Gen. Michael White, commander of the 46th MPC, presided over the ceremony held at the Michigan National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters in Lansing.
Brown enlisted in the military in 1986. She graduated from the Michigan Military Academy in 1992, earning her commission. Brown mobilized as a signal officer to support Operation Noble Eagle following the 9/11 attacks. She also mobilized to assist with disaster relief efforts following Hurricane Katrina.
Lt. Col. Brown gives thanks to her family for the support she received throughout her military career. The 46th Military Police Commander, Maj. Gen. Michael White, officiated the ceremony and commended Brown for her outstanding service to the unit, her state and her nation. (Michigan National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Oposnow/Released)
In her civilian career, Brown works as a senior nuclear instructor at DTE Energy.
Her children include: Emma, Hannah and Phoebe and she is the daughter of Emma Brown, also of Blissfield.
Brown has received numerous awards throughout her career thus far including three Army Commendation Medals, an Army Achievement Medal, and a Humanitarian Service Ribbon, among others.