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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. Rogers - Commandant / Military Deputy - ALU

COL Thomas J. Rogers

Commandant / Military Deputy, Army Logistics University

Colonel Thomas J. Rogers is a native of Rome, Ga. He entered active duty as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry after graduating from Greensboro College, Greensboro, N.C., in 1988 as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education. Later, he earned a Master’s degree in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla.

His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Quartermaster Officer Advanced Course, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Ranger School, Jumpmaster School, Rappel Master School, Parachute Rigger Course, French Commando School, Support Operations Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Logistics Executive Development Course, Command and General Staff College, Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification from NC State and USASOC and the U.S. Army War College as a National Security Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Duty assignments include the 8th Infantry Division, Baumholder, Germany, where he served in various positions to include Rifle Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer for 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment; Allied Mobile Forces Land, Mannheim, Germany as an Infantry Support Platoon Leader; 21st Theater Army Area Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany as Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commanding General and Logistics Plans Officer; 46th Corps Support Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. as S3/Operations Officer; 189th Corps Support Battalion (ABN) as Battalion S3; 364th Direct Support Supply Company (ABN) as Company Commander; HQ 46th Corps Support Group (Airborne) as Supply and Services Officer; 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg as G4 Plans and Operations Chief; Executive Officer, 782nd Main Support Battalion; S3, 82nd Division Support Command; Headquarters, Joint Logistics Command in Melbourne, Australia as the Joint Logistics Plans Officer for the Australian Defence Force; a return to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC as Deputy Commander, 82nd Sustainment Brigade; commander 407th Brigade Support Battalion; United States Army Special Forces Command (ABN), Fort Bragg as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G4; United States Army Special Operations Component Command as Commander 528th Sustainment Brigade (Special Operations) (Airborne); NATO Special Operations Component Command/Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan as J4/Logistics Director; and as the Assistant Commandant, US Army Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, VA. As the 407th BSB Battalion Commander, his unit was the lead element for the 2007 Troop Surge in Iraq. He has deployed in support of operations in Haiti, participated in humanitarian aid efforts for Hurricanes Fran and Katrina as well as tsunami relief for Indonesia. He has served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Individual awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Meritorious Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal with Service Star, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, with Numeral three Device, Master Parachutist Badge, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachute Rigger Badge, French Commando Badge, German Silver, Thai and Australian Parachutist Wings and the Ranger Tab. Unit awards include the Meritorious Unit Commendation.

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: 3 November, 2016