William F. Williams
Colonel William F. Williams was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 24 November 1951, class number 5. His first duty assignment was as Heavy Mortal Platoon Leader, 47th Infantry Division, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Co Cmdr, Co B, 32d Inf Regiment, Korea; Co Comdr, Co D, 325 Abn Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Army Aviator, 3d Avn Co, Fort Riley, Kansas; Platoon Ldr, Opns Officer, 3d Avn Co, Germany; Co Cmdr, Co c, 2d Tng BG, Fort Ord, California; XO, Univ of So Miss, Fort Ord, Calif; CO, 17th Avn Co, Fort Ord, California; CO, Co b, 7th Avn Bn, Korea; G3 Air Off, Headquarters, 7th Inf Div, Korea; Action Officer, Office of the Asst Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Pentagon; CO, 210th CBT, Avn Bn, Vietnam; Branch Chief, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Major Items Distr Branch, Pentagon. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, MSM, ACM (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), DFC, Bronze Star V 3 Oak Leaf Cluster.