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 Thursday, Oct. 31.

Williams is a logistics officer and a 2002 ROTC graduate 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.