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Cathy Franks

Cathy Franks, a native of Oklahoma, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Arts degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. Cathy has been actively involved with community and spouse support groups throughout her husband Tom’s Army career. Tom, who retired in 2004, is one of MCEC’s National Advisors. Cathy is a strong supporter of education and an outspoken advocate for the military child.  She has taught in Germany, Texas, Virginia, and Korea, and was honored as Educator of the Month and twice selected as Teacher of the Year. The Franks’ have one married daughter and two military grandchildren.  Cathy has been involved with MCEC’s Transition Counselor Institute from its beginnings and continues as a trainer.  The Franks’ have one married daughter and two military grandchildren.