Frank Needham Roberts Edit Profile
Student Baker University, 1915-1917. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1920. Graduate Infantry School, 1921, Command and General staff schedul, 1940.
July 1920, and advanced through the grades to major general, 1955. Instructor Infantry School 1921-1923. Served in Philippines, 1924-1927.
Instructor United States Military Academy, 1927-1931. Served with 30th Infantry, Presidio of San Francisco, 1931-1934. Language officer and assistant military attache, China, 1934-1938.
Commanding battalion, 20th Infantry, Fort Warren, Wyoming, 1940-1941. Military Intelligence Division, War Department General Staff, 1941-1942. Assistant chief of staff, G-2, United States Army Forces, China-Burma-India, 1942.
Operations Division, War Department General Staff, August 1942. Chief of staff, United States military mission to Moscow, 1944. Military attache to American Embassy, Moscow, October 1945.
American Embassy, Ankara, Turkey, 1946. Professor military science and tactics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1948-1950. Military adviser to special assistant to the President, also to director M.S.A., member National Security Council Planning Board, 1950-1953.
Chief staff, Allied Forces Southern Europe, Naples, Italy, 1954-1956. Commanding general Fort MacArthur, California, and chief California Military District, 1956-1958. Member board national estimates Central Intelligence Agency, 1958-1960.
Member board national estimates Central Intelligence Agency, 1958-1960. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Married Clara Reeder McCoy, October 7, 1920. Children: Frank N., Margaret E. Commissioned Second lieutenant in the Infantry.