Samuel T. Williams
Colonel Samuel T. Williams was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-75, 6 March 1975. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Alpha Battery, 42nd Field Artillery, 4th Missile Command, Camp Page, South Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Alpha Battery, 377th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Flight Operations Officer, Alpha Battery, 377th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Adjutant (S-1), 2nd Battalion 31st Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Aviation Umpire Controller, 91st Division Exercise, Camp Parks, California; Combat Arms Team Chief, 1st Brigade, 91st Division, Camp Parks, California; Senior Army Pilot (Helicopter and Fixed-Wing) 1st Brigade, 91st Division, Camp Parks, California; Brigade Operations Officer (S-3) 3rd Brigade, 91st Division, Camp Parks, California; Battalion Commander, 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 91st Division, Camp Parks, California; Strategic Crisis Controller, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Joint Military Senior Project Manager, VXIII Airborne Corps, Baghdad, Iraq. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Silver Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, The Senior Aviator Badge. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Williams was serving as an Emergency Notification Controller for the California Office of Emergency Services. He retired from the United States Army and the United States Postal Service.