Frank S. James III

Frank S. James III

Frank S. James III

Colonel Frank Samuel James III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Office Candidate School Class 5-67, 20 January 1967. His first duty assignment was as Tactical Officer, 61st Company, 6th Student Battalion (Officer Candidate), The Student Brigade, United States Army Infantry School. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, 25th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam;  Commander, 84th Company, 8th Student Battalion (Noncommissioned Officer Candidate), The Candidate Brigade, Fort  Benning, ga;  S3, 8th Student Battalion (Noncommissioned Officer Candidate), The Candidate Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; Advisor, 9th Army of the Republic of Vietnam Infantry Division, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Republic of Vietnam; Instructor, Supervisor, United States Womens Army Corps Center and School, Fort McClellan, Alabama;  Operations Officer, Troop Command, Alabama Army National Guard, Montgomery, Alabama; S2, 142d Signal Brigade, Decatur, Alabama; Chief, Mobilization and Plans Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 121st United States Army Reserve Command, Birmingham, Alabama; and Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 121st United States Army Reserve Command, Birmingham, Alabama; and Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 121st United States Army Reserve Command, Birmingham, Alabama. | Colonel Frank Samuel James III is a graduate of the Infantry Officers Advance Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. | His military awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Alabama Commendation Medal.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01420