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Welcome Home, Greg!

welcome home greg!Lieutenant Gregory Williams of the United States Naval Expeditionary Force is coming home after a one year deployment supporting US and NATO operations in Afghanistan. Williams played a key role working with the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan based at Resolute Support HQ in Kabul. In addition to his advisory role, Lieutenant Williams lead or assisted in 65 security missions outside the Green Zone protecting US and coalition forces.

When asked, Lieutenant Williams said “it’s been an honor serving my country and helping the Afghan people build a stronger Afghanistan”.

This is Lieutenant Williams' second tour supporting the Global War on Terrorism, having deployed in 2005 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is grateful for the continued support he receives from family and friends and is looking forward to coming home.

Williams is an active member of the community serving as President of the Wantage Recreation Commission, a founding partner of the annual Veterans Car Show, and member of the American Legion Post 213.

For his service Lieutenant Williams was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and NATO Medal.