Frank G. Salinbene
Colonel Frank G. Salinbene was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 25 July 1952, Class Number 22. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; Battalion Advisor, 2d RVN Division, Vietnam; Commandant, Drill Sergeant Academy, Fort Ord, CA; Doctrine/Training Advisor, Infantry School, Vietnam; Chief Operations Training Branch, USARHAW, HI; Battalion Commander, 2d Training Brigade, Fort Ord, CA; Commander, Personnel Control Facility, Fort Ord, CA; J3 Operations Officer, Special Operations Task Force Europe; Council of Review Boards, OSA (M&RA), Washington, D.C; Chief, Enlisted Personal Actions Division, HQ, MILPERCEN. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge w/Star, Master Parachutist Badge. | Military schools attended include: Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, Army War College.