About Author: Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams

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Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams is the 28th Adjutant General of Virginia.

Posts by Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams

  • SANDSTON, Va. — Each year on November 11 we honor the brave men and women from all walks of life who answered our nation’s call and defended the ideals of freedom all over the globe. Veterans Day is a celebration that recognizes the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who serve today with honor and distinction, as well as […]

    Adjutant General’s 2017 Veterans Day Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Each year on November 11 we honor the brave men and women from all walks of life who answered our nation’s call and defended the ideals of freedom all over the globe. Veterans Day is a celebration that recognizes the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who serve today with honor and distinction, as well as […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Memorial Day provides us an opportunity to honor those men and women in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our Nation. I encourage everyone to make time to join in a community ceremony or take a personal moment of silence to honor our fallen comrades. On Monday at the Virginia War Memorial in […]

    Adjutant General’s 2017 Memorial Day Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Memorial Day provides us an opportunity to honor those men and women in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our Nation. I encourage everyone to make time to join in a community ceremony or take a personal moment of silence to honor our fallen comrades. On Monday at the Virginia War Memorial in […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Thanksgiving Day is a time for us to gather together, reconnect with family and friends, and pause from the demands of our work to reflect on how fortunate we are. We also take this time to honor and show gratitude for our freedoms as Americans and the privilege we have of serving our great nation and commonwealth. […]

    Adjutant General’s 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Thanksgiving Day is a time for us to gather together, reconnect with family and friends, and pause from the demands of our work to reflect on how fortunate we are. We also take this time to honor and show gratitude for our freedoms as Americans and the privilege we have of serving our great nation and commonwealth. […]

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  • Memorial Day is an important time for us to pause and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our nation. I encourage everyone to make time on May 30 to join in a community ceremony, take a personal moment of silence or encourage a group of friends and family to honor our fallen comrades. Memorial Day was […]

    Adjutant General’s 2016 Memorial Day Message

    Memorial Day is an important time for us to pause and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our nation. I encourage everyone to make time on May 30 to join in a community ceremony, take a personal moment of silence or encourage a group of friends and family to honor our fallen comrades. Memorial Day was […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Each year at Thanksgiving we should take time from our busy work and personal schedules to remember the many blessings we enjoy. With recent tragic events experienced around the globe, it is more important than ever to take stock in the positive and celebrate the good in our world. One of the things I am most thankful […]

    Adjutant General’s 2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Each year at Thanksgiving we should take time from our busy work and personal schedules to remember the many blessings we enjoy. With recent tragic events experienced around the globe, it is more important than ever to take stock in the positive and celebrate the good in our world. One of the things I am most thankful […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Every year on November 11 we observe Veterans Day and honor the dedicated service of all members of the Armed Forces, both currently serving and retired or separated. It is important that we recognize how men and women in uniform have carried the torch of freedom all across the globe during times of conflict as well as […]

    Adjutant General’s 2015 Veterans Day message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Every year on November 11 we observe Veterans Day and honor the dedicated service of all members of the Armed Forces, both currently serving and retired or separated. It is important that we recognize how men and women in uniform have carried the torch of freedom all across the globe during times of conflict as well as […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — This weekend we will celebrate the birth of our nation over the long July 4th holiday weekend. This is a great time for us to pause and reflect on the freedoms we enjoy and the role our National Guard plays in defending those freedoms. This weekend is also a time for us to gather with friends and […]

    Adjutant General’s 2015 4th of July Safety Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — This weekend we will celebrate the birth of our nation over the long July 4th holiday weekend. This is a great time for us to pause and reflect on the freedoms we enjoy and the role our National Guard plays in defending those freedoms. This weekend is also a time for us to gather with friends and […]

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  • Each year on Memorial Day we take time to remember the men and women of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the ideals of freedom. Whether you plan to take part in a community ceremony or observe a personal moment of silence, it is important to honor our fallen comrades. What we observe as Memorial Day […]

    Adjutant General’s 2015 Memorial Day Message

    Each year on Memorial Day we take time to remember the men and women of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the ideals of freedom. Whether you plan to take part in a community ceremony or observe a personal moment of silence, it is important to honor our fallen comrades. What we observe as Memorial Day […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The U. S. Army recognizes April 12 – 18, 2015, as Volunteer Appreciation Week, and this is a perfect time to recognize the great work of two outstanding groups who are essential to the success of the Virginia National Guard: family readiness volunteers and the Virginia Defense Force. Family Readiness Volunteers provide services in support of the […]

    Family programs and Va. Defense Force recognized during Volunteer Appreciation Week

    SANDSTON, Va. — The U. S. Army recognizes April 12 – 18, 2015, as Volunteer Appreciation Week, and this is a perfect time to recognize the great work of two outstanding groups who are essential to the success of the Virginia National Guard: family readiness volunteers and the Virginia Defense Force. Family Readiness Volunteers provide services in support of the […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Presidents Day is an opportunity to recognize the significant impact of the leadership and character of George Washington as well as the other distinguished Americans who led our country as President and Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces. Washington represents the spirit of selfless service and provides inspiration to all of us to continue to work […]

    Adjutant General’s 2015 Presidents Day Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Presidents Day is an opportunity to recognize the significant impact of the leadership and character of George Washington as well as the other distinguished Americans who led our country as President and Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces. Washington represents the spirit of selfless service and provides inspiration to all of us to continue to work […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Thanksgiving is a time of year filled with wonderful traditions from great food to big games to happy gatherings of family and friends. It is the time of year where we pause and reflect on the many blessings we have in our lives. I am thankful for the great work that each of you do to help […]

    Adjutant General’s Thanksgiving Holiday Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — Thanksgiving is a time of year filled with wonderful traditions from great food to big games to happy gatherings of family and friends. It is the time of year where we pause and reflect on the many blessings we have in our lives. I am thankful for the great work that each of you do to help […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — On Veterans Day we celebrate the incredible commitment and sacrifice of all the members of the Armed Forces, both retired and currently serving, for their role in defending the ideals of freedom in peacetime and at war, here at home and all over the world. We all know how dramatically life changed for us after the terrorists […]

    Adjutant General’s 2014 Veterans Day Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — On Veterans Day we celebrate the incredible commitment and sacrifice of all the members of the Armed Forces, both retired and currently serving, for their role in defending the ideals of freedom in peacetime and at war, here at home and all over the world. We all know how dramatically life changed for us after the terrorists […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — This weekend brings the observation of Columbus Day and a long holiday weekend for most of our personnel. Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of the New World as well as the spirit of exploration, and the holiday weekend is the first of the fall season. We must always keep safety as a primary consideration in everything we […]

    Adjutant General’s Columbus Day Holiday Safety Message

    SANDSTON, Va. — This weekend brings the observation of Columbus Day and a long holiday weekend for most of our personnel. Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of the New World as well as the spirit of exploration, and the holiday weekend is the first of the fall season. We must always keep safety as a primary consideration in everything we […]

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  • Labor Day officially is a celebration of the American worker and the contributions they have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. But the holiday weekend is also the seen as the end of summer and an opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate. We want everyone to enjoy the holiday weekend, but it is […]

    Adjutant General’s Labor Day Safety Message

    Labor Day officially is a celebration of the American worker and the contributions they have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. But the holiday weekend is also the seen as the end of summer and an opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate. We want everyone to enjoy the holiday weekend, but it is […]

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