LTC Keith R. Williams
LTC Keith Williams was born in Plantation, Florida and grew up in both Charleston and Summerville, South Carolina. He graduated from the Liberty University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and immediately reported to Fort Sill, OK where he attended the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course (FAOBC).
Following FAOBC, LTC Williams graduated from both Airborne and Ranger Schools. In 2004, he reported to Fort Stewart, GA where he served as a Company Fire Support Officer and Mortar Platoon Leader for 1-64 Armor Battalion, including a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Following his deployment to Iraq, he graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School, receiving a Master’s Degree in National Security Affairs. In 2008, LTC Williams then reported to Fort Sill, OK where he attended the Field Artillery Captains Career Course (FACCC). While there, he also served as the lead instructor for the Fort Sill Pre-Ranger program. Following FACCC, he reported to Fort Cavazos, TX where he quickly deployed to Iraq, serving as a Battalion Intelligence Officer and a Battery Commander in 5-82 Field Artillery Battalion.
Following his second deployment to Iraq, LTC Williams reported to Fort Sill, OK and served as a strategic communications officer. In July 2013, he then reported to the Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in Fort Leavenworth, KS. Upon graduation from CGSC, LTC Williams was selected to serve as the Battalion Operations Officer for 2-4 Field Artillery Regiment and then as the Brigade Operations Officer for 214 Fires Brigade.
Following his time at Fort Sill, LTC Williams reported to Hurlburt Field, FL where he served as the lead field artillery instructor at the Joint Air Operations Command and Control Course. In 2017, he then deployed to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) serving as the senior field artillery adviser to the Saudi Arabian National Guard.
LTC Williams’ next assignment was at United States Southern Command where he served as the Joint Fires Element Chief in support of operations in both South and Central America. Following his duties at USSOUTHCOM, he commanded of 2-4 Field Artillery Regiment in both Korea and at Fort Sill, OK. LTC Williams is currently serving as the Professor of Military Science at the University of Central Florida.
LTC Williams’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6th Award), Army Commendation Medal (2d Award), Air Force Achievement Medal, Ranger Tab, Army Parachutist Badge, and Combat Action Badge.