Frank, Stephen William


Rank: Captain

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11A00 – Infantry

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Combat Infantryman‘s Badge, Expert Infantryman‘s Badge, Ranger Tab, Parachutist‘s Badge, Air Assault Badge

Commission Source: United States Military Academy class of 1998

Date of birth: 4-Apr-1976

Hometown: Farmington Hills, Michigan

Next of Kin: Married to Laurel Frank. One son; Alexander.

Campaign: Iraq

Date of casualty: 29-Apr-2005

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Blast And Shrapnel Injuries. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated as he was conducting a traffic-control-point inspection in Diyarah, Iraq. Two Blackhorse troopers were killed in this incident: Capt. Ralph J. Harting III and Capt. Stephen W. Frank.

Location of fatality: Diyarah, Iraq

Place of interment: United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, New York, USA

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