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Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Williams promoted to major rank

U.S. Army Major Demarco Williams was promoted from captain to major in a ceremony at the Chick Evans Field House at Northern Illinois University on Oct. 31.

Williams is a logistics officer and a 2002 ROTC gradate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the executive officer and MS-II (sophomore level) military science instructor for NIU’s Army ROTC Battalion. Williams’ active-duty Army experience includes deployment to Kuwait and Iraq from 2003-2005 and company command in Kuwait from 2009-2010.

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