Col. Frank G. Davis II is a native of Augusta, Georgia. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the field artillery through
the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) program upon graduation from the University of West Georgia in 1991. His previous
include: fire support officer, 3rd Battalion, 41st Artillery Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia; direct
support maintenance platoon leader, 924th Aviation Support Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; shop officer, 924th
Aviation Support Battalion, Hunter Army,; commander, 741st Ordnance Company (EOD), Fort Bliss, Texas; S4, 63rd Ordnance
Battalion (EOD), Fort Dix, New Jersey; ordnance team chief, 2/348th Combat Support/ Combat Service Support Battalion (AC/RC),
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; maintenance chief, Third Army, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Deputy Ammunition Chief, Third Army, Camp
Arifjan, Kuwait; maintenance chief, Third Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; deputy S-3, 52nd Ordnance Group (EOD), Fort Gillem,
Georgia; executive officer, 184th Ordnance Battalion (EOD)/ JTF Troy-North, Camp Speicher, Iraq; U.S. Army Central Command
EOD Staff Officer, Fort McPherson, Georgia; commander, 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington;
commander, Joint Task Force Paladin-South, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan; deputy commander, 71st Ordnance Group Explosive
Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Fort Carson, Colorado; and deputy assistant director, Operations Support Directorate, Domestic
Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington D.C.
His military education includes completion of the Field Artillery Officers’ Basic Course; the Combined Logistics Officer
Advanced Course; Combined Arms & Services School; honor graduate of the U.S. Navy School Explosive Ordnance Disposal; U.S.
Army Command and General Staff College; and the U.S. Naval War College. He holds a Masters of Arts in National Security
and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, a Masters of Sciences in Human Resources Management from Central Michigan
University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of West Georgia.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters), the Meritorious Service Medal (one Silver
Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Commendation Medal (three Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (four Oak Leaf Cluster),
Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award,
Army Superior Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (two Oak Leaf Cluster), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NATO
medal, Slovakian Commemorative Medal of the Ministry of Defense, the Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge, and the