LCDR Tim Williamson, a native of Fort Lawn, SC, enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1988. LCDR Williamsonís enlisted tours include Station Erie, Pa; Station Gloucester, Ma; USCGC STATEN ISLAND; and USCGC POINT WARDE. LCDR Williamson advanced to the rank of Chief Boatswain Mate before attending Officer Candidate School and earning a commission in 1999. Since receiving a commission, LCDR Williamson has served as the Operations Officer and First Lieutenant aboard USCGC MADRONA; as Commanding Officer aboard USCGC BLACKFIN; as Assistant School Chief at the Command and Operations School, CG Academy; as Commanding Officer aboard USCGC STATEN ISLAND; as the Senior Watch Officer at Atlantic Area Command Center, and currently as Executive Officer aboard USCGC HARRIET LANE.
LCDR Williamsonís personal awards include Expert Pistol, Expert Rifle, Commandantís Letter of Commendation (2), Coast Guard Achievement Medal (5), and Coast Guard Commendation Medal (4).