Frank L. Griffin

Frank L. Griffin

Frank L. Griffin

Colonel Frank Lee Griffin was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 12, 12 August 1949. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 29th Infantry Regiment, Okinawa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Platoon Leader/Company Executive Officer, 35th Infantry, Korea; Infantry Company Commander, 325th Air, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Infantry Advisor, MAG, Saudi Arabia; Ranger Instructor/Operations Officer, Ranger Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, MP Company, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Provost Marshal/Company Commander, 709th MP Battalion, Germany; Senior Instructor, Military Police School, Germany; Project Officer, USACDC Military Police Agency, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Chief, Plans and Operations, Provost Marshal General, Washington, D.C.; CO, 92nd MP Battalion, XO MP Group, Vietnam; Chief, Corrections Division, Provost Marshal General, Washington, D.C.; CO, Combat Developments Command, MP Agency, Fort Gordon, Georgia; CO, 4th Brigade (MP AIT), Fort Gordon, Georgia. | Military schools attended include: Army Officer Candidate School, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Airborne/Jumpmaster Courses, Ranger School, Infantry Officer Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, Nuclear Weapons Employment Course, Military Police Officers Advance Course, Defense Management Executive Course, Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star V, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, Numerous Combat Campaign Medals.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1990

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01317