U.S. Army – 115th Infantry Division
William Hawkins, Jr. served in the U.S. Army from 1979 through 1985. He was a Sergeant with the 115th Infantry Division out of Fort Meade. He spent his time statewide and trained to operate the M-60 machine gun. Bill joined the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department in 1982. He had prior volunteer fire service experience with the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department and the Boulevard Heights Volunteer Fire Department.