William R. Wilson

WILSON,WILLIAM,R
William R. Wilson

William R. Wilson

Colonel William R. Wilson was commissioned a Medical Service Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 1 May 1972. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 700 Support Battalion, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Medical Supply Officer, Company B, 700 Support Battalion, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Class I & VI Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 700 Support Battalion, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Supply Platoon Leader, Company C, 700 Support Battalion, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; Executive Officer, Support Company, 180th Infantry Atoka, Oklahoma; Company Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; Company Commander, Combat Support Company, 180th Infantry, Atoka, Oklahoma; S-3 Air, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; S-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, Durant, Oklahoma; Recruiting/Induction Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Brigade Chemical Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Edmond, Oklahoma; S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Edmond, Oklahoma; S-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Edmond, Oklahoma; Recruiting & Retention Manager, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Operations & Training Officer, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Training Specialist, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Deputy ACofS Plans, Operations and Training, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Director Plans, Operations, & Training, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was serving as Director, Plans, Operations, Training & Military Support, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. | Colonel Wilson's military education and training includes: the Infantry Officer Candidate School, Air Transportability Planning Course, Infantry Officer Basic Correspondence Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Correspondence Course, Combat Operations Specialist Course, Military Personnel Officer Course, United States Army Command and General Staff Officer, Army National Guard Recruiting Supervisor. He is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is also a graduate of Oklahoma State University  with a Master of Science degree in Occupational and Adult Education. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Device, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Oklahoma Good Conduct Ribbon, Oklahoma Recruiting Medal, Oklahoma Long Service Medal (25 years), Oklahoma Commendation Medal, Oklahoma Meritorious Service Medal, Oklahoma Guardsman’s Medal, Oklahoma Exceptional Service Medal, Oklahoma Distinguished Service Medal, Oklahoma Active Duty Service Medal, Governor’s Distinguished Service Ribbon.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Medical Service Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_01727