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LTC Frank K. Krammer, Jr.
A native of Pennsylvania, Lieutenant Colonel Frank K. Krammer’s career spans over 22 years of enlisted and commissioned service in the United States Military. In November of 1995 LTC Krammer enlisted into the U.S. Air Force as a Nutritional Medicine Technician and was assigned to the 56th Medical Group at Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix Arizona. Upon completion of his Air Force service in February 2001, LTC Krammer attended Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, GA and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Chemical Corps in October 2001. His military education includes the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Command and General Staff College, and the Joint and Combined Warfighter School (JPME II).
Lieutenant Colonel Krammer was awarded a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Physical Education in 1998 and a Masters of Education and Counseling in 2000 from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. LTC Krammer’s initial assignment was with the 2nd Battalion 4th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he served as the Battalion Chemical Officer. While assigned to 2-4 FA BN he deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom during the initial invasion in March 2003.He remained with 2-4 FA BN until 2005 when he was re-assigned as the 214th Field Artillery Brigade Chemical Officer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. LTC Krammer served as the commander of Echo Battery,1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery (TRADOC – IET), Fort Sill, Oklahoma from January 2006 to January 2007 and the commander of Bravo Battery (Fitness Training Unit/PTRP), 95th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), Fort Sill, Oklahoma from January 2007 to June 2008. Upon completion of the Chemical Captain’s Career Course in December 2008, LTC Krammer served in Department of Physical Education at West Point, New York as a rotating military officer instructing Boxing, Combatives, Strength Development, and Unit Fitness from December 2008 to June 2012. After Command and General Staff College, he was assigned to Camp Red Cloud, South Korea where he served as the Deputy Division Chemical Officer from 2013-2014 and later the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Executive Officer from 2014-2015. From August 2015 to June 2017, he was assigned as the Deputy J7, Training, Readiness and Exercises, for the Standing Joint Force Headquarters Elimination co-located within the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Fort Belvoir, Virginia. LTC Krammer recently completed his duties as a CWMD Plans Division Lead Planner with the SOCOM Counter WMD Fusion Center Combatant Command Support Division, with duty at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Lieutenant Colonel Krammer’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Valorous Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star Device, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal.