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Mr. Michael K. Williams - President - ALU

Mr. Michael K. Williams

President, Army Logistics University

Mr. Michael K. Williams has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since October 2007. Prior to assignment as President of the Army Logistics University, he served as the Director for Supply Policy, Programs and Processes in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, Headquarters Department of the Army, Washington, DC. In this position Mr. Williams was responsible for the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution of the Army's national and tactical supply operations and field services.

Mr. Williams’ previous assignments include Executive Director, USA Logistics Innovation Agency, DCS G-4, Fort Belvoir, VA; Deputy to the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution, Scott AFB, IL; Director, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency and United States Transportation Command Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center, Scott AFB, IL; Acting Director, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency, Newport News, VA; Chief, Deployability Division, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency, Newport News, VA and Chief, Engineering and Simulation Technology Branch, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Transportation Engineering Agency, Newport News, VA.

Mr. Williams’ education and significant training include a MS, National Security Strategy, National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, DC, 2001; BS, General Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1983; the Systems Acquisition Management Course for GO and SES; the LOGTECH Program for Executives and the Army Senior Executive Education Program- Intermediate Course.

Mr. Williams’ awards and honors include the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 2013; the Joint Civilian Service Commendation Award, 2010; the Army Superior Civilian Service Award, 1996; the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, 1991 and the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, 1991.

Mr. Williams is a member of the National Defense Transportation Association and the Transportation Corps Regimental Association.

Mr. Williams’ major publications are:

Trainor, T., Hodgson, T., O. Spivey, and M. Williams, 2001, “The Deployment Analysis Network Tool Extended” in Military Operations Research V6 N3, 5 – 18.

Macal, C., J. Joines, M. Nevins, and M. Williams, 1999, “Simulation and Real-Time Optimal Scheduling: A Framework for Integration” in Proceedings of the 1999 Summer Computer Simulation Conference.

Col. Wigglesworth - Commandant / Military Deputy - ALU

COL Jamal E. Wigglesworth

Commandant / Military Deputy, Army Logistics University

The ALU Commandant, Colonel Jamal E. Wigglesworth, is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia. He entered active duty in 1991 as a 2LT in the Air Defense Artillery.

Prior to assuming the ALU Commandant position, Colonel Wigglesworth served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, to include: Tactical Control Officer, Hawk Platoon Leader and Technical Supply Platoon Leader for 3rd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, FT Hood, TX; Battalion Operations Officer, 41st Field Artillery BDE, Babenhausen, Germany; Brigade S4, 16th Corps Support Group, Hanau, Germany; Company Commander and Battalion Executive Officer, Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion, Lakehurst, NJ; Chief of Exercise Division, 19th Theater Support Command, Daegu, Korea; G3 Operations, 3rd Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, FT Stewart, GA; Chief of Supply and Services, 87th Corps Support Battalion, FT Stewart, GA; Executive Officer and Support Operations Officer, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, FT Stewart, GA; Deputy Support Operations Officer, U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Assistant Professor, Course Author, and Teaching Team Leader, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, 528th Special Troops Battalion (Special Operations) (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC; Director of Special Forces Sustainment Integration, Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, 2501st Digital Liaison Detachment, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea; Director, Materiel Systems Division, Combined Arms Support Command, FT Lee, Va. Colonel Wigglesworth has deployed in support of Operation Joint Guardian in Macedonia, multiple tours to Iraq in support of OIF and to Afghanistan in support of OEF.

Colonel Wigglesworth’s military education and training includes Airborne School, Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic Course, Support Operations Course, Combined Logistics Advanced Course, Recruiting Commanders Course, Combined Arms Services and Staff School, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Special Operations Pre-command Course, U.S. Army Advanced Force Management Course, and the Joint Special Operations University.

Colonel Wigglesworth earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Commercial Design from Virginia State University, where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate and a Master of Science Degree in Administration and Leadership Management from Central Michigan University.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal (2), the Meritorious Service Medal (6), the Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal (3), the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin, the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Medal and the Distinguished Military Logistician designation.

Colonel Wigglesworth’s foreign awards include the Samil National Security Merit Medal (the highest honor bestowed upon Colonels by the President of the Republic of Korea).

Mr. Rohrer - Civilian Deputy - ALU

Mr. David J. Rohrer

Civilian Deputy to the President, Army Logistics University

Mr. Dave Rohrer is currently assigned as the Civilian Deputy to the President, U.S. Army Logistics University. In this position he is responsible for the daily administration of support activities at the University to include resource management, manpower, logistics, university procedures, and outreach to civilian academic institutions.

Prior to assuming his current position in November 2011, he was the Strategic Planning Officer in the Strategic Initiatives Group / G-5 at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) from May 2009 to November 2011. He held positions as a defense contractor as the Director of Operations at DRS Technologies, Richmond, Virginia, from 2008 to 2009 and as a Functional Analyst with General Dynamics Information Technology in support of the CASCOM Sustainment Battle Lab from 2007 to 2008.

Mr. Rohrer retired from the Army in 2007 at the rank of Colonel after a 27-year career as a Quartermaster Officer. In addition to numerous staff positions, he commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade level with his final assignment as the Commander, Defense Energy Support Center – Americas, and Director of Operations, Defense Energy Support Center (DESC), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

He is a Distinguished Military Graduate of North Georgia College. Mr. Rohrer also holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management Systems from Chapman University and a Masters Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2018