Tommy Franks

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Birthday
17, 1945
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Texan-born general tapped by President George W. Bush to command the American forces during the Iraq War.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school to join the U.S. Army.

Trivia

He commanded the American forces in Afghanistan, but he was criticized for lacking strategic vision.

Family Life

He had one child with his wife, Cathryn.

Associated With

He and Bill Clinton both wrote memoirs that attained the coveted #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller list.