Franklin L. Mckean

Franklin L. Mckean

Franklin L. Mckean

Major General Franklin L. McKean was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in October 1944, Class Number 349. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 19th Company, 3d St. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant S-3, 81st Division; Assistant G-3, 8th Army; Staff, 96th Division Artillery; Headquarters Battery Commander, 96th Division Artillery; Assistant S-3, 96th Division Artillery; G-2, 96th ARCOM, Fort Douglas; Commander, 162d Support Group, Fort Douglas; Deputy Commander, 96th ARCOM; Member Special Study Committee (Office, Chief Army Reserve); Commander, 96th ARCOM, Fort Douglas. | Military schools attended include: Nuclear Weapons Employment Course, Artillery Career Course, Command and General Staff College, Nuclear Weapons Refresher Course, National War College, U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: World War II Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Twenty-Year Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal.

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  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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