David Lucian Williams – Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy


David L. Williams

Attack Location: Pentagon
Age: 32
Home: Newport, Oregon

Lieutenant Commander David Lucian Williams, 32, received his commission from the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the Virginia Military Institute. A year after graduation, he boarded the amphibious ship Gunston Hall for a three-year tour at sea. Back on land, Williams attended the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey,   California, for two years before setting out again aboard the Whidbey Island, another dock landing ship, and the Nashville, an amphibious transport.

Williams joined the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in August 2000. His job at the Pentagon focused on troop movements in case of a terrorist attack in the United States, the Oregonian newspaper in Portland reported.


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