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Chaplain (Captain, Retired) Lisa Y. Williamson

Chaplain (CPT, Retired) Lisa Y. Williamson has over 34 years of combined

honorable military service with the United States Navy Active Duty Enlisted, United

States Naval Reserve Enlisted, United States Army Reserve Enlisted, United States Army

Active Duty Enlisted, the Louisiana Army National Guard Officer, Georgia Army

National Guard Officer, and the United States Army Active Duty Officer, retired.

Williamson is a graduate of the Interdenominational Theological Seminary,

Morehouse School of Religion, in Atlanta, GA with a Masters of Divinity. She holds a

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Touro University International. Chaplain

Williamson completed the Clinical Pastoral Education Course (7R) at the San Antonio

Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX. Chaplain Williamson has completed 68

hours towards earning a Doctorate Degree in Education and Leadership (Ed.D) with the

University of Phoenix. She is ABD and currently writing her dissertation.

Chaplain Williamson served as Deputy Chief Chaplain Clinician, Department of

Ministry and Pastoral Care, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC, and has

served as the first Woman to Pastor the Wood Memorial Chapel Gospel Congregation,

Fort Bragg, NC. Chaplain Williamson deployed in 2011 with the 53rd Transportation

Battalion, Movement Control, Fort Eustis, VA in support of Operation New Dawn.

Her military awards includes: Meritorious Service Medal 2 Oak Leaf Clusters,

the Army Commendation Medal, Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal

(3), the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with

Silver Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism

Service Ribbon, the Korean Defense Service Ribbon, the Non-Commissioned Officer

Professional Development Ribbon Numeral 2, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Over

Seas Service Ribbon.

Williamson is an ordained member of the Christian Clergy, endorsed as a Chaplain by

the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and a member of the American Academy of

Religion. She was inducted in the Phi Lambda Theta Honor Society. As an honor society,

Pi Lambda Theta's purpose is to recognize persons of superior scholastic achievement and high potential for professional leadership. As a professional society, its purpose is to stimulate independent-thinking educators who can ask critical questions to improve educational decision.

Chaplain Williamson has been married to Tyrone Williamson Sr. for 30 years. They

have 3 adult children, Jeremiah, Cammie, and Tyrone Jr. They are the proud grand-

parents of 4, Karasi, Micah, Jacob, and Jabez.

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