Brigadier General (R) Donna Williams was just inducted into this year’s 2021 U.S. Army ROTC Hall of Fame for her contributions the military and her country. She was previously a Deputy Commanding General. The Jackson State University alumna began her successful career at JSU with a computer science degree who worked her way up in the Senior Army ROTC program on her campus.
Learn more about Williams below in the U.S. Army release by Mike Maddox below!
Brig. Gen. (R) Donna Williams is the former c (Support), of the 412th Theater Engineer Command located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi and earned her commission through the Senior Army ROTC Program at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, where she also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
Williams has commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade level. She deployed to Baghdad as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom from May 2006 to May 2007, serving as the Army Sustainment Command’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Officer.
She holds a Master of Business Administration Degree in Information Technology and Military Management from Touro University, and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.
Her awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Combat Action Badge, and the United States Army Engineer Association’s Bronze de Fleury Medal.
Williams honorably served the Nation for over 31 years. She is an employee with the Engineer Research and Development Center at the United States Army Corps of Engineers Reachback Operations Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Her consistent commitment to service and dedication to helping others over several decades are the “Standard of Excellence” and is truly worthy of this honor of being a member of the ROTC Hall of Fame.