Blunting the Bulge
Charles Alex Brown of Starr spent two years on the Clemson campus. An agriculture major, Brown arrived in 1938 as a member of the Class of 1942. He was a member of the Animal Husbandry Club and was assigned to H Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment of the Cadet Brigade. Brown left Clemson after his sophomore year and took a job with C. M. Best Construction Company. When he entered the Army in 1941, the service took note of his work experience and classified him as a construction foreman. He was assigned to the 33rd Engineer Battalion of the 7th Armored Division.