CSM AnDante’ T. Williams was born in Flint, Michigan and enlisted in the United States Army on 30 Aug 1995 where he attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He completed Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard wood Missouri and was awarded the MOS of 88M, Transportation Operator. He has served in a variety of leadership positions to include: Heavy wheeled vehicle operator (HETT), Command Chauffeur, Assistant Ops NCOIC, Central Tasking Office NCOIC, Platoon Sergeant, Senior Drill Sergeant, Basic Training First Sergeant, BDE S3 NCOIC, BDE SPO Trans NCOIC, First Sergeant, Transportation Supervisor and Surface Deployment and Distribution Command BN SGM.
His assignments include: 416th Trans, Hunter Army Airfield Ga; 396th Trans, Fort Stewart Ga; V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany; 377th Trans, Mannheim, German; B 703rd, Fort Stewart Ga; 2-7 Infantry, Fort Stewart GA; US Army Central Command (ARCENT), Camp Doha Kuwait; HHC STB, Fort Stewart GA; 64th Trans, Fort Lee VA; 192nd Infantry BDE, D/3-47 Infantry Co, Fort Benning Ga; 192nd BDE HHC, Fort Benning GA; 101st Sustainment BDE, Fort Campbell KY, USARPAC G4, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; 8th TSC G5, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, 836th Transportation BN, Yokohama North Dock, Japan. CSM Williams is currently assigned to the 25th Transportation BN, Camp Henry, Korea where he performs the duties of Battalion Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Williams military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Advanced Leaders Course (Distinguish Honor Graduate), Senior Leaders Course , Unit Movement Officers Course, Equal Opportunity Course, SHARP Course, Combative Level I & II, Basic Instructors Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Commander/First Sergeants Course, Commanders Safety Course, Environmental Compliance Certification Course, Air Assault School, Support Operations Course, CSM Williams is a Commandants list graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Majors Academy (USASMA Class 68/Non Res 44). Command Sergeant Williams has an Associate’s Degree in General Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree (SUMMA CUM LAUDE) in Criminal Justice. He is also Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
His Army decorations include: the Bronze Star (3rd Award), the Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), the Army Commendation Medal (7th Award), Army Achievement Medal (4th Award), Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation (3rd Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Afghan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCOPD Ribbon (numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (6th Award), NATO Medal, Drill Sergeant Badge, Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Drivers Badge.
CSM Williams is married and has two children.