Charles A. Williams
Colonel Charles A. Williams was commissioned as a Armor Officer (DMG/DLG )upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-85, 22 February 1985. His first duty assignment was as a Scout Platoon Leader, G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Tank Platoon Leader, A Company, 1st Squadron, 12th Calvary Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky. Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 543rd Military Police Company, and Confinement Facility Commander, Fort Knox, Kentucky. Company Commander, 10th Military Police Company (Light) and Battalion S-3 Operations Officer, 10th Military Police Battalion, Fort Drum, New York. Company Tactical Officer, D Company, 1st Regiment and Secretary of the General Staff, United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Executive Officer, United States Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal, Mannheim, Germany. Battalion Executive Officer, 95th Military Police Battalion, Mannheim, Germany. Chief, Security Operations Branch, United States Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal, Mannheim, Germany. Battalion Commander, 342nd Military Police Battalion (Provisional), Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Chief, Command and Tactics Division, United States Army Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Deputy Brigade Commander, 16th Military Police Brigade ( Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. TRADOC Capabilities Manager, Maneuver Support, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Garrison Commander, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. | His military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (6), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (5), Joint Service Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (3), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (2), Humanitarian Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Multinational Forces Observers Medal (MFO), NATO Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (3), Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Parachutist Badge.