Charles H. Williams
Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Charles H. Williams was born in Peterman, Alabama and entered the United States Army in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. CSM Williams has served in every leadership position from Squad Leader to Command Sergeant Major. CSM Williams currently serves as the Command Sergeant Major, Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
Command Sergeant Major Williams' career consists of various duty positions and assignments throughout the continental United States and overseas to include: Unit Supply Specialist, Bravo Battery, 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, Fort Riley, KS; Supply Sergeant/Squad Leader, United States Army Noncommissioned Academy, Fort Richardson, AK; Supply Sergeant/Training NCO, U.S. Army Training Detachment, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi MS; Supply Sergeant/ Platoon Sergeant, Charlie Battery, 2nd Battalion 17th Field Artillery, Camp Hovey Korea; Drill Sergeant, Bravo Company 2nd Battalion 46th Infantry Regiment, Fort Knox, KY; SR. Enlisted Advisor (AC/RC), 2nd Battalion 345th Combat Support Combat Service Support (TS) Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; NCOIC Equipment Management Division, 18th Medical Command, Yongsan Korea; SR Supply Sergeant/G4 Operations NCOIC, 8th Army, Yongsan Korea; First Sergeant, Golf Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion 77th Field Artillery, Fort Carson CO; SR. Enlisted Advisor, Soldier Protection & Individual Clothing Program Manager, Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier, Fort Belvoir, VA and Command Sergeant Major for Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion USARPAC, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
Command Sergeant Major Williams' military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Unit Armorer Course, Logistics Management Development Course, Action Officer Course, Instructor Trainer Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Battle Staff Course, Battalion Intelligence and Operations Course, Manpower and Force Management Course, First Sergeant Course, Standard Property Book System-Redesign (SPBS-R) Course, Support Operations Course (Phase II), Acquisition 101 Course; Contracting Officer Representative Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 58), the Command Sergeant Major Force Management Course and the Pre-Command/Command Sergeant Major Course.
Command Sergeant Major Williams awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd OLC), Army Commendation Medal (8th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (14th OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Combat Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral four, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 3, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Saudi Arabia Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, NATO Medal, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation Award, the Army Superior Unit Award and he has been awarded the Drill Sergeant Badge and the Drivers Badge.
CSM Williams holds a Bachelors Degree from Excelsior College, Albany, NY and he has been inducted into the Prestigious SGT Audie Murphy Club, the Honorable Order of Saint Martin and the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.
HHBn ensures the readiness for the USARPAC Headquarters, Staff and all
attached units in order to support the USARPAC Commanders Theatre Army
Strategy for the Asia-Pacific. O/O, deploy and provide unit level command
and control and sustainment support to deployed USARPAC elements while
sustaining support to the Main Command Post (MCP) in garrison.