Franklin J. Glunn

Franklin J. Glunn

Franklin J. Glunn

Brigadier General Franklin J. Glunn was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on April 1947, class number 2. His first duty assignment was as German Personnel Officer, Hanau Engineer Base Depot. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Heavy Mortar Company, 26th Infantry Regiment; Platoon Leader, Companies C & B, 26th Infantry Regiment; Basic Company Commander & Tactics Instructor, Division Faculty, 502nd Infantry Regiment; Engineer Property Officer, Headquarters, Camp Breckinridge; Adjutant, 65th Engineer Combat Battalion, Company Commander, A Company, 65th Engineer Combat Battalion; Assistant Operations & Training Officer, 513th Military Intelligence Group; Extension Course Writer and Section Chief, Writing Branch, Department Non-Resident Instructor, Engineer School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Company Commander, A Company, 168th Engineer Battalion (C) (A); Assistant Operations and Training Officer, 10th Transportation Group (MT); S3, 168th Engineer Battalion(C) (A); S3 and Team Leader, 507th Transportation Group (MC); Secretary of the General Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Army Transportation Center & Fort Eustis, Virginia; Battalion & Group Commander, 500th Transportation Group (MT); Battalion Commander, 10th Transportation Battalion (Term); Commander, 37th Transportation Truck Group, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Transportation Command Europe, Oberursel, Germany; Commander, U.S. Army Transportation Command Europe, Oberursel, Germany; Commander, Military Traffic Management Command, Eastern Area, Bayonne, New Jersey; Commander, Industrial Supply Center, Defense Logistics Agency, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. | His awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00441