LTC Stephen Franke

LTC Stephen Franke

Dates of Service: Jul 1966 - Sep 1994
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Commissioning Source:  ROTC, Jun 1966

Recent Activity  -

Deployments

(5 years, 10 months)
Mar 1991 - Jul 1991
Turkey
TDY to augment & support DAO Turkey, AMEMB Ankara * Member of bilateral program to debrief and interview Iraqi military deserters and defectors in SE Turkey * Member of AMEMB Ankara Embassy Field Team to support CJTF Operation PROVIDE COMFORT I (SE Turkey and NW Iraq) * Interpreter for LTG Shalikashvili - bilateral disengagement talks at Zakho
Sep 1991 - Oct 1991
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Detail to UN Special Commission on Iraq (UNSCOM) as Arms Control Compliance Inspector/Specialist (Linguist) * Member of UNSCOM 16 team in Baghdad during inspections of declared Iraqi facilities for nuclear weapons R&D program pursuant to UNSCR 687 * Exploited & translated documents discovered and confiscated at Iraqi facilities
Oct 1990 - Mar 1991
Saudi
Saudi Arabia
DAO Saudi Arabia, AMEMB Riyadh, KSA Assistant Army Attache/US Embassy Military LNO, * Harmonized US Embassy & DAO cooperation with USCENTCOM & main Saudi ministries (MODA, MOI, MFA, SANG, MININFO) & Coalition Forces * Interpreter for the Ambassador during meetings w/ Saudi & other GCC diplomatic counterparts * Interpreter for GEN Schwarzkopf
May 1988 - May 1990
Jordan
DAO Jordan (DAO JO), AMEMB Amman Assistant Army Attache (IMA)/DAO LNO Performed three annual on-station tours (1988, 1989, 1990) at DAO JO as preparation for duty @ DAO SA. Coordinated & finalized: * Personnel Exchange Program (PEP) * Registration of senior JAF GO for priority course at DOD institution * USMA acceptance * USN ship visit to Aqaba

Military Credentials

Certifications

Nov 1993

Program/Time Management (SMC, USAF)

Feb 1989

DOD Strategic Debriefer (Arabic & Russian)

Jul 1986

Attache / Foreign Liaison Officer (DIA)

Jun 1977

Foreign Area Officer - FA 48G, Middle East (US Army)

Foreign Language Skills

1992

Kurdish (Kurmanci dialect) (2/1+)

1992

Persian ("Farsi") w/Arabic acc (2+/2)

1992

German (sp w/Arabic accent) (3/3+)

1992

Russian (sp w/Arabic accent) (3/3+)

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2002 - 2004

U Va., Charlottesville

Doctorate, Completed 2 yrs post-grad study; pgm interrupted

1974 - 1975

NCSU at Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Master's Degree, Adult Education

1963 - 1966

University of Texas – Austin

Bachelor's Degree, Russian

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