Frank G. Everett
Colonel Frank G. Everett was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School Class First Company, Third Student Training Regiment, 5 September 1944. His first duty assignment was an .81mm Mortar Section Leader, D Company, 1st Battalion, 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | In 1944-1945, during World War II he commanded a heavy machine gun platoon. After the war ended he commanded a company in France. In 1964 and in 1965 he commanded a battalion in Korea. He was integrated into the Regular Army in 1947. During the remainder of his career he was an instructor, procurement and logistics specialist, troop unit commander and a headquarters staff member at three commands. | His military and civilian schools include: Infantry Officers Candidate School, Officers Basic Course, Advanced and Subsistence courses at the Quartermaster School, Industrial College and the Command and General Staff College. He is also graduated from the Citadel with a BS degree and from the University of Alabama with a MBA degree. | Colonel Everett's military awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Occupation Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge, European, African and Middle East Campaign Medal w/ three Battle Stars. In 2006 he was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the French Government for participation in the _x000B_liberation of France during World War II. | After retiring, Colonel Everett participated in many worthy causes as a volunteer. He was a charter member of the Retiree Counsel at Fort Bragg. In 2005, he established an endowment that pays academic expenses of Soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg and their families. The congregation at his church elected him deacon, elder and elder emeritus. The Kiwanis Club awarded him the Legion of Honor for 35 yearsof service.