Franks, General Tommy Ray Print

tommy-franks-mugName: General Tommy Ray Franks


Born: June 17, 1945 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma


Profession: General in US Army, retired


GW Bush Administration Position:

  • Commander of the United States Central Command, managed attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq

War crime charge(s):

  • Complicity in the commission of a war crime – plunder of public and private property, failure to protect civilians.
  • Complicity in the commission of a war crime – wanton destruction of cities and villages, devastation not justified by military necessity, ill-treatment of civilian population of or in occupied territory.

Primary Association:

  • Board of Directors, Bank of America, 100 N. Tryon St., Bank of America Corporate Center, Charlotte, NC 28255
Secondary Associations:
  • Leading (with Tom Ridge) campaign to raise capital for Flight 93 National Memorial


"We don't do body counts1."

1News conference at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, March, 2002, in reference to Afghan deaths due to invasion