Frank has served as a general duty staff nurse in a large healthcare facility and in medium-sized ambulatory centers, both in the United States and overseas. She has taught and designed curricula for the medical basic school (Corps school), having twice served with the Marine Corps and in a joint assignment with the Army. She returned in March 2007 from deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While in Al Asad, Iraq, she was the senior nurse and officer-in-charge of ancillary services at a busy Level II surgical hospital. In early 2008 Frank was transferred from Naval Health Clinic in Corpus Christi, Texas to the Medical Education and Training Command in San Antonio. She is currently the Navy representative to the Base Closure and Realignment Commission initiative to move all service-enlisted medical training to San Antonio. Frank’s many awards include the Fleet Marine Force Qualification, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and the Humanitarian Service Medal.