Veteran showcase: Jennifer Williams handles logistics

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Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Williams, government relations liaison for Anza Electric Cooperative Inc., is a United States Marine Corps veteran. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Jennifer Williams is well known for her tireless actions as Anza Electric Cooperative’s government relations liaison during the Cranston Fire in 2018 and more recently, her devotion to the AEC/Food In Need of Distribution mobile food pantry program. Less well known, Williams is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. “My best friend and I had a lot of friends who were enlisted,” she said. “I enjoyed the camaraderie and felt a strong sense of duty. The Marines was the only branch that I would consider. I am the only Marine in the family. My dad served in the Air Force during Vietnam, and my family was very supportive of me joining. I left for boot camp Sept. 8, 1998, and my EAS – end of active service contract – was Sept. 7, 2002.” While in the service, Williams trained to bec
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