Colonel Douglas L. Flohr, US Army (retired) Speaks to ALMBS

Colonel Douglas L. Flohr, US Army (retired)

Douglas Flohr served honorably in the United States Army for over 28 years. He was commissioned in the Infantry, and served in numerous command and staff positions including, Assistant Professor of Military Science at West Virginia University, the 75th Ranger Regiment, and Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. Colonel (Retired) Flohr completed multiple tours within Ranger Training Brigade as a battalion and brigade operations officer, and as both battalion and brigade commander.

During his most recent deployment to Iraq, he served as the personal military advisor to the Commander of the Iraqi Ground Forces Command (IGFC).

His most recent assignment was as the Director, Biometrics Center of Excellence in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Doug Flohr’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, a Master of Arts degree in Education from West Virginia University, and Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, the Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Master Parachutist Badge.

Doug has been married to the former Christina Boyce for over thirty years. They have three children and one grandchild. Doug is an American Legion Mountaineer Boys State Graduate.