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Vicksburg native inducted into the Army ROTC Hall of Fame



Brig. Gen. Donna Williams (Credit: Jackson State University)

VICKSBURG, Miss. (Vicksburg Daily News) –  Vicksburg native and Brig. Gen. (R) Donna Williams has been honored by being inducted into the Army ROTC Hall of Fame.

Williams earned her commission via the Senior Army ROTC Program while achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Jackson State University. She has also been able to earn her Master of Business Administration Degree in Information Technology and Military Management from Touro University. At Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, she also earned a Masters of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Williams’ experience doesn’t end in the classroom. She’s has command experience at the company, battalion and brigade level and was part of Operation Iraqi Freedom after being deployed to Bagdad.

After serving the United States for over 31 years, Williams has been honored with several awards and decorations including 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.

The ROTC Hall of Fame was established in 2016 to honor those graduating from the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Those within it’s ranks show the alumni has made significant contributions to the program and it’s history and traditions.

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