Frank Evans, author of Stand To ...: A Journey to Manhood
Recipient of the Founder's Award for 2009
Military Writer Society of America
Georgia Author of the Year Nominee
GA Writer Assoc
Branson Stars and Stripes
E. Franklin Evans is a decorated, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel who fought as an infantry platoon leader in Vietnam and served in Panama during "Operation Just Cause".
Frank served in the United States Army for over twenty-six years. He entered the Army as a private in 1966, completed Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in 1967. Following a tour with the Ranger Department at Fort Benning, Georgia, he departed for Vietnam in 1968.
His military service was primarily in the Pacific and the continental United States. He has served in Vietnam, Hawaii, Panama (during Operation Just Cause), and Korea.
He has traveled from Hawaii to Australia, to Korea, to Japan, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Vietnam, Panama and Alaska.
Frank has a BS in Criminal Justice from Columbus State University, an MA in Management and an MA in Computer Resources Management from Webster University in Saint Louis.
Following retirement, Frank was an Executive with the Boy Scouts of America for two years.
Most recently, Frank was employed as the lead contractor overseeing computer simulations for a major Army Battle Laboratory.
As an adjunct college professor, he has taught courses in Microcomputer Applications at a local community college for over eleven years.
He is currently working on his first fictional novel which will be published in Spring 2012.
- Currently, Frank devotes his time to writing and managing a fledgling publishing company.
He is the widowed father of three grown children.
-Georgia Writers Association
-Military Writers Society of America
-Small Publishers Association of America
-The Military Officers Association of America
-Southeast Writer's Association
-Chattahoochee Valley Writers
-Atlanta Historical Society