Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) John A - DOC - DOC by r8GoacSP


                              TSgt Johnson graduated from Assumption High School,
                              Napoleonville, Louisiana class of 1977. He attended
                              Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. In December
                              1981, Johnson joined the United States Army as a 12
                              Bravo Combat Engineer and completed Basic Training
                              and AIT at Fort Lenardwood, Mo. In 1984 TSgt Johnson
                              cross-trained to 71 Lima and worked in Finance as a
                              Payroll Specialist. His unit was deployed for Southwest
                              Asia for the War in the Persian Gulf. In 2002 Johnson
                              joined the United States Air Force Reserves and trained
                              in Information Management. TSgt Johnson was deployed
                              to Afghanistan in 2007 War on Terror and Fighting
                              Enduring Freedom. It was from this duty that TSgt
                              Johnson retired after 23 years.

After retirement, TSgt Johnson was certified as a JROTC instructor and instructed for
two years at Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans, LA. TSgt Johnson
now serves as an instructor at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, LA.

His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf
Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal,
Army Good Conduct, Humanitarian Service Metal, 3 AF Longevity Service National
Defense Medal, Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge, Primary Leadership Development
Course, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon 3 rd Award,
Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 2 bronze
stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War
on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Overseas Service Ribbon and ISAF Medal just to list
a few.

TSgt Johnson holds a Bachelors degree from Southern University, Associates degree
from Delgado Community College and presently pursuing a Master’s degree in
education at Ft Hays State University.

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