Distinguished Member of the Corps



Colonel Frank J. Cox


Colonel Frank J. Cox hails from Clemson, South Carolina. After studying chemistry at Clemson University, he served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1994.


Colonel Cox has developed military leaders and business managers, has managed complex and highly effective teams, and has been a successful staff advisor for national leaders. He led Soldiers in four divisions serving in Vietnam, Germany and numerous posts, and commanded up to brigade-level.


Colonel Cox became a marketing manager and business developer for a world-class research & development company and interfaced effectively with government and private companies, and grew revenues from $200M to $1B in 12 years. His legacy has been training and developing motivated successors and effective leaders.


Colonel Cox and his wife remain active with volunteer work with Clemson, the Red Cross and other organizations.