Francis T. Williams

Age: 61
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Commander
Unit: 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group

Died While in Service: February 25, 2013
Location: Sandwich, MA

Medals & Commendations: Navy/Marine Corps Commendation with V Device

Hometown: Sandwich, MA
Family: He is survived by wife Janice (Tupper) Williams; son Paul Williams and his fiance Emily Judd; son James Williams and wife Qi Liyan; son and Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Williams.

Commander Williams was a highly decorated Naval Officer having been awarded over twenty-five ribbons and medals; the following decorations he was most proud of were the: Marine Corps Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Defense Service Ribbons: Vietnam, Afghanistan (2), Iraq, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Services Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards), Army Achievement Medal, and the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal.