US Mountain Ranger Association

Promoting fellowship & brotherhood among US Army Rangers
Frank Kelly

Frank KellyOlen Franklin (Frank) Kelley Jr. joined the United States Army on April 25, 1975. Frank entered the United States Army from Jackson, Mississippi and ended his tour of duty at Fort Rucker, Alabama. During his 20 years of meritorious service, Frank served with elite forces such as the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Italy and the Special Forces Command at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Frank also served as Assistant Principle Instructor of RM1R3lN and Ranger Instructor/Lane Walker at the Mountain Ranger Camp, 2nd Ranger Company, Dahlonega Georgia.

Frank's award and Decorations include:
Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award)
Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award)
Army Achievement Medal (6th Award)
Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award)
Army of Occupation Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Meda
Noncommissioned Officer's Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 3
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Combat Infantryman Badge
Expert Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Wings
Master Parachutist Wings
Pathfinder Badge
Military Freefall Parachutist Wings
Ranger Tab
Special Forces Tab
French Forces Commando Badge
Kenaya Parachutist Badge
Moroccan Parachutist Badge

Frank retired from active duty May 31, 1995 at the rank of Master Sergeant and completed his final tour of duty in 1999. Frank was a soldier, warrior and a friend deserving of the honor to be placed on the Fallen Ranger Memorial Road.

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