BirthdayJune 17, 1945
BirthplaceWynnewood, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Tommy Franks

    Full name: Tommy Franks
    Also known as: Tommy Franks, Franks, Tommy
    Professions: Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
    Work: Commander-in-Chief of United States Central Command

  2. Tommy Franks Known for

    America: The Story of Us (2010), 60 Minutes (1968), Paula Zahn Now (2003), The Barbara Walters Summer Special (1976)

  3. Tommy Franks Biography

    Tommy Ray Franks (born 17 June 1945) is a retired general in the United States Army. His last Army post was as the Commander of the U.S. Central Command, overseeing U.S. military operations in a 25-country region, including the Middle East. Franks succeeded General Anthony Zinni to this position on 6 July 2000 and served until his retirement on 7 July 2003.Franks was the U.S. general leading the attack on the Taliban in Afghanistan in response to the 11 September attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon in 2001. He also led the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.

  4. Tommy Franks Family

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