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Jeremy Brown biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Tampa, Florida

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Jeremy Michael Brown is a white man from Tampa, Florida, United States. He is a former U.S. Army special forces soldier and a self-identified member of the far-right extremist group Oath Keepers.

Brown is affiliated with American Legion Post 138. Here are 13 more things about him:

Jeremy Michael Brown (©Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)
Jeremy Michael Brown (©Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office)
  1. From 1988 to 1992, he attended John A. Holmes High School in Edenton, North Carolina, USA. (a)
  2. From October 1990 to October 2008, he was a volunteer firefighter in Cove City, North Carolina, in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Oak Grove, Kentucky, USA. (a)
  3. From 1993 to January 1996, he was a U.S. Army senior machine gunner and infantry rifle team leader in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He was deployed to Cuba, Haiti, Egypt and Thailand. (a)
  4. From June 1997 to November 2000, he was a U.S. Army senior special forces weapons sergeant in Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Washington, USA. From January 1998 to August 2000, he was a head coach of an adult women’s recreational team in Tacoma. (a)
  5. From October 2001 to June 2006, he was a U.S. Army special forces communications sergeant at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (a)
  6. From 2003 to 2005, he attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA. (a)
  7. From June 2006 to September 2007, he was a U.S. Army special forces recruiter in Fort Campbell, Kentucky and in the military district of Washington, D.C., USA. (a)
  8. From October 2007 to November 2012, he was a U.S. Army special forces operations sergeant. He was deployed to Afghanistan, Qatar, Kuwait and Iraq. (a)
  9. In 2011, he attended the Tampa School of Real Estate. From November 2011 to October 2012, he worked for The Kabachnick Group in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida as a business development and talent management consultant. (a)
  10. From August 2012 to January 2013, he worked for Ambassador Limousine in Tampa and St. Petersburg as an executive chauffeur. From April 2013 to October 2013, he worked for Booz Allen Hamilton in Tampa as a special operations subject matter expert and instructor. (a)
  11. In September 2013, he founded BLU Moon Transportation in Florida and served as its chief executive officer. The company closed in September 2018. (a)
  12. In 2020, he ran for U.S. Congress in Florida as a Republican. (a)(b)
  13. Wearing military garb and a tactical vest and carrying surgical shears and zip ties, he was photographed joining the U.S. Capitol riot in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. For his participation in the riot, he was charged with entering restricted grounds and possession of unregistered firearms. On September 30, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested him and searched his home in Tampa where they found a short barrel rifle, sawed-off shotgun and two hand grenades. He was 47 years old when U.S. District Judge Sean P. Flynn ordered him detained during a two-hour court hearing on October 5, 2021. (c)(d)(e)

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