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Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, Deputy Commanding General

Brig. Gen. Williams assumed command of the 7th Mission Support Command on 8 December 2020. The 7th MSC is the only forward stationed U.S. Army Reserve Command in Europe. The Command enables integration at the service, joint, and multinational levels in Europe and is capable of interfacing with NATO Allies and other partners. The Command executes mission command and regional support to all assigned, attached, or supported US Army Reserve forces for the Commander, US Army Europe and provides trained, ready units for mobilization and worldwide deployments. 

Brig. Gen.  Williams also serves dual-hatted as the Deputy Commanding General of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The 21st TSC exercises mission command for strategic and operational sustainment operations across the European Command area of responsibility; executes theater opening, theater distribution, and theater sustainment in support of EUCOM and NATO operations; and, as directed, supports AFRICOM operations in order to enable Allied victory.

Brig. Gen.  Williams has served in the U.S. Army for over 33 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from University of Texas El Paso where she was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on the 13th of May 1989. She also holds Masters Degrees in Accounting from Strayer University, and Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. She has completed Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; the Combined Arms and Services Staff School; the United States Army Command and General Staff College; and the United States Army War College.

Brig. Gen.  Williams’ assignments include: Platoon Leader in Bravo Company, 34th Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy) in Fort Riley, Kansas; Executive Officer of Alpha Company, 34th Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy) in in Fort Riley, Kansas; Executive Officer of Alpha Company, 34th Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy) in Fort Riley, Kansas, Operation Desert Shield/Storm – Southwest Asia; Assistant Adjutant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 937th Engineer Group, Fort Riley, Kansas; Adjutant,416th Facility Engineer Center Southeast, Decatur, Georgia; Director of Maintenance and Services, Department of Public Works, United States Central Command, Operation Enduring Freedom (Qatar); Engineer Officer, 416th Facility Engineer Center Southeast, Decatur, Georgia; Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region IV, Atlanta, Georgia; Operations Officer, 416th Facility Engineer Center Southeast, Decatur, Georgia; Commander, 844th Engineer Battalion, Knoxville, Tennessee; Commander, 641st Regional Support Group, Saint Petersburg, Florida; and Readiness Chief, 416th Theater Engineer Command, Darien, Illinois; Deputy Commanding General, 412th Theater Engineer Command.

Her military awards includes: Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), Army Commendation Medal (5 awards), Army Achievement Medal, and the Air Assault Badge.

In her civilian career, she works as an Accountant for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Atlanta Regional Office.

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