CSM NICOL R. WILLIAMS
1916th Support Battalion CSM
Command Sergeant Major Nicol R. Williams was born in Panama Republic of Panama, in 1964 and considers Fayetteville, North Carolina his home. He enlisted in the United States Army Reserves on 18 December 1984 and attended Basic Training and Advance Individual Training at Fort Leonardwood, MI and was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 91B. In February of 1986 he enlisted in the active Army and attended AIT at Fort Lee, VA as a 92A, and then progressed to 92Y. CSM Williams has been married to his wife Niza for 25 years; they have two sons, Nic Jr. and Troy Williams.
CSM Williams’assignments include: 618th Engineer Company, 82d Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, NC, D Battery 320th Field Artillery, Fort Kobbe Panama, C Company 1st BN 508th Airborne Infantry Fort Kobbe, Panama, 2nd BN 3rd Special Forces Group Airborne, Fort. Bragg, NC, Long Range Surveillance Detachment Airborne, 2nd IN Div Camp Hovey, Korea, 82d ABN Division Artillery, 2nd BN Division Artillery Fort Bragg, NC, White House Transportation Agency, Washington, DC, 1st BN 10th Special Forces Group Airborne, Panzer Kaserne, Germany, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, LA, United States Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX, XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters, Fort Bragg, NC and currently the 1916th Support Battalion Fort Irwin, CA.
CSM Williams leadership and staff positions include, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Detachment Sergeant, First Sergeant, Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic, Prescribed Load List/The Army Maintenance Management System, Unit Armor, Company Supply Sergeant, BN S4 NCOIC, BDE S4 NCOIC, XVIII Airborne Corps G4 Supply and Maintenance SGM, XVIII Airbone Corps G4 SGM, Multinational Corps C4 SGM and United States Forces Iraq J4 SGM.
Awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Meritorious Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Presidential Support Badge, Aviation Crewman Badge Basic, Senior Parachutes Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Proficiency, Shutsenneer Gold Badge and Foreign Jump Wings from five countries.