William K. Keith

William K. Keith

William K. Keith

Colonel William K. Keith was commissioned an Ordnance Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-77, 12 April 1977. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader,  Detachment 1, 731st Maintenance Company, Benson, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Electronic Maintenance Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Intelligence/Operations Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Detachment Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Personnel Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Logistics Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Maintenance Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 30th Support Group, Durham, North Carolina; Assistant Training Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Raleigh, North Carolina; Maintenance Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Raleigh, North Carolina; Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 730th Maintenance Battalion, Butner, North Carolina; Battalion Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 540th Quartermaster Battalion, Lenoir, North Carolina; and Branch Chief, Joint Force Headquarters, Raleigh, North Carolina. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Silver Hourglass device, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with the 2 numerical device, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon with the 2 numerical device. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Keith was serving as the Director, United States Property and Fiscal Office for North Carolina,  Joint Force Headquarters-North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Branch Chief | Joint Force Headquarters | Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Ordnance

  • HF ID #

    HF_02348