Frank J. Stanco

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Frank J. Stanco

Frank J. Stanco

Colonel Frank J. Stanco was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School as a Distinguished Honor Graduate, 14 May 1993. His first duty assignment was as a Fire Support Officer, 5-17 Cavalry, South Korea. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Company Fire Support Officer, A/3-0504 PIR, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Leader, B Battery, 3-319 Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, B Battery, 3-319 Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Division Artillery Operations Officer/S3, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Joint Task Force (JTF) B, Operations Officer, 82nd Airborne Division, Honduras; Battalion Fire Support Officer, Headquarters Support Battery, 3-320 Field Artillery, 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, Headquarters Support Battery, 3-320 Field Artillery , 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battery Commander, C Battery, 1-377 Field Artillery, 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battery Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Air Assault Division Artillery, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battery Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Air Assault Division Artillery, Iraq; Battalion S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4-25 Field Artillery, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York; Brigade Fire Support Coordinator, Headquarters and Headquarters Company. 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4-25 Field Artillery, 10th Mountain Division, Afghanistan; Senior Brigade Fire Support Observer/Controller, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Field Artillery Battalion, Operations Observer/Controller, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Aide-De-Camp, CG Forces Command, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 2-377 Parachute Field Artillery, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Battalion Commander, 2-377 Parachute Field Artillery, Afghanistan; Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Army Alaska, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Harvard National Security Fellow, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Director G-35, G-3/5/7, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia, and 101st Division Artillery Commander, 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His military education consists of: Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Airborne Course, Air Movement Operations Course; Jumpmaster Course; Ranger Course; Air Assault Course; Combined Arms Service Staff School; Field Artillery Captain Career Course; Command and General Staff College; Field Artillery Fire Support Course; Joint Collateral Damage Course; United States Army War College. | His military awards include: Bronze Service Medal (3), Meritorious Service Medal (6), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (9), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Multinational Force and Observers Medal, Air Assault, Expert Field Medical Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Senior Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander, 101 Air Assault Division

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal (3)

  • Year Inducted

    2017

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_02759