Lt. Gen. Francis Beaudette USA, 1989      Charleston, SC

In 2018 promoted to Commander, Special Forces Command. A division-sized command that consists of 11 subordinate groups and brigades and more than 23,000 troops. Commissioned in 1989 he has deployed as a war-fighter in support of Desert Storm and operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines, serving in progressively higher levels of command and responsibility in the special operations field to include SF company commander, SF group S-3 (with time in Iraq 10th SFGA), SF battalion commander (with time in Afghanistan 10th SFGA), and SF group commander (1st SFGA).. #147