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John Williams - Titans

John Williams (Stadium Operations Manager - Club Staff)

John L. Williams Jr. is currently the Stadium Operations Manager for the Tennessee Titans. John honorably served in the U.S. Army for 21 years (1997-2018) and retired at the rank of Master Sergeant. While transitioning out of the Military, he was selected to participate in the first ever FedEx, Tennessee Titans and USO Pathfinder program fellowship. The fellowship lasted 12 weeks and after completion, John was hired as a full-time employee with the Tennessee Titans as a Stadium Events Operations Assistant. Six months later he was promoted to Stadium Operations Manager. He has been with the Club for 4 seasons. John's list of deployments includes Bosnia, Iraq (3 tours) and Afghanistan (2 tours). His last duty station was in the 101st Airborne Division Air Assault Unit at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He has been stationed for duty at six different U.S. Military installations throughout the world during his distinguished career of service to his country (Korea, Germany, Washington, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey) John is a decorated military veteran whose badges, decorations and medals include: Bronze Star; Army Commendation Medal (6 awards); Army Achievement Medal (6 awards); Presidential Unit Citation; Army Good Conduct Medal (7 awards); National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 Stars); Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Stars); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NATO Medal; Combat Action Badge; Aircraft Crewman Senior Badge; Drivers and Mechanic Badge; Professional Development Ribbon (3 awards); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon. He has served as an Armor Crewman (19K) and a Flight Operations Specialist (15P) throughout his career and holds a bachelor's degree in Sports Management from American Military University.