Charles Browning, Officer, EOW: 6/1/2007
On June 1, 2007 31 year old Correctional Officer Charles Browning was on long term extended leave from the Arizona Department of Corrections. He was assigned as a Staff Sergeant in the Arizona National Guard serving in Afghanistan. An improvised explosive device destroyed the vehicle in which he was riding. Officer Browning was a 2 ½ year veteran of the Arizona Department of Corrections and worked at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Eyman which is located in Florence.
Verified by the ADC Officer Memorial webpage and is honored on Ft. Papago in Phoenix by the Arizona Army National Guard. A Level 5 maximum security prison unit at the Eyman Complex has been renamed in his honor.