was on the front lines of Cold War
...A veteran of Korea and Vietnam, Frank H. Smith Jr. held several leadership positions in the intelligence field during nearly 30 years of military service at the height of the Cold War. The retired U.S. Army colonel died of leukemia Saturday, five days before what would have been his 79th birthday. A Russian-language specialist, Smith taught at West Point after serving in Vietnam.
...FRANK H. SMITH JR.
...Frank Smith's other assignments included being chief of III Corps intelligence and security at Fort Hood; as chief of intelligence and security for the 5th U.S. Army headquarters at Fort Sam Houston and with the chief of staff in the intelligence and security office at the Pentagon.
A resident of Windcrest, Smith
volunteered as an emergency medical technician with the community's Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years. His
other volunteer work was with the Texas Open and the Texas Seniors golf tournaments, his
wife said. Born in Evanston, Ill., Smith received a master's from Columbia University.His undergraduate degree was from Chicago's DePaul University.