Darrell K. Williams
Darrell K. Williams
Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams – Director, Defense Logistics Agency
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1983 – present|
|Commands held||1st Theater Sustainment Command, Combined Arms Support Command|
Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams, USA is a serving general officer in the United States Army who is director of the Defense Logistics Agency. He was previously the Commanding General, Combined Arms Support Command, the Sustainment Center of Excellence (SCoE) as well as the Senior Mission Commander for Fort Lee, Virginia.
A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Williams was commissioned into the Army Quartermaster Corps at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia in 1983. He was a Distinguished Military Graduate and also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He also became a member of Gamma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
His post graduate education includes: Master's degree in Military Arts and Sciences from the School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies (Distinguished Graduate) from the National War College, Fort McNair, Washington D.C.; and master's degree in Business Management (Logistics) from the Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
Williams has commanded logistics units at the company, battalion, brigade, and enterprise levels and has served in key staff positions at the tactical, operational/joint and strategic levels. His prior assignments include: Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Commander, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio; Director of Logistics, Engineering and Security Assistance, J-4, Headquarters, United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), Hawaii; Executive Officer to the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (Army G-4); Brigade Commander, 3d Sustainment Brigade, Fort Stewart, Georgia; and Deputy C-4, Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait during Operations Enduring (OEF), Iraqi Freedom (OIF).
Williams previously commanded the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) where he was responsible for providing theater sustainment to Army forces and elements of the Joint Force throughout the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) Area of Responsibility, to include Afghanistan and Iraq, under the mission command of U.S. Army Central (USARCENT).
Awards and decorations
|Army Distinguished Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters|
|Defense Superior Service Medal|
|Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters|
|Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster|
|Defense Meritorious Service Medal|
|Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters|
|Army Commendation Medal with silver oak leaf cluster|
|Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster|
|Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster|
|Superior Unit Award|
|National Defense Service Medal with one bronze service star|
|Kosovo Campaign Medal with service star|
|Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two service stars|
|Iraq Campaign Medal with service star|
|Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal|
|Global War on Terrorism Service Medal|
|Korea Defense Service Medal|
|Army Service Ribbon|
|Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 7|
|NATO Medal for Kosovo|
- "DLA Leaders". Defense Logistics Agency. Retrieved 2017-06-16.
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