LTC Michael W. Johnson
Professor of Military Science and Leadership
Lieutenant Colonel Michael W. Johnson was assigned in August 2012 as the Professor of Military Science at the University of Tennessee Martin. He is from Hyden, Kentucky, and completed the Reserve Officers Training Corps at Eastern Kentucky University, in Richmond, Kentucky. He was commissioned in May 1995 as an Adjutant General Corps Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Corrections and Juvenile Services, and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management.
Lieutenant Colonel Johnson’s military schooling includes: the Command and General Staff College, the Adjutant General Officer Basic Course, the Adjutant General Captains Career Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Human Resource Management Course, the Postal Operations and Supervisors Course, and Airborne.
Previous assignments include: Executive Officer, Detachment B, 90th Personnel Services Bn, Bad Kreuznach, Germany, Postal Platoon Leader, 2d Platoon, 90th Postal Company, Bad Kreuznach, Germany, G1 Plans and Operations Officer, 1st Armored Division, Chief, Officer Management Division, 1st Armored Division, Battalion Adjutant for both Sacramento, CA and Atlanta, GA Recruiting Battalion’s, Chief, G1 Plans and Operations Officer, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA, Company Commander, Company A, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Stewart, GA, Company Commander, Bravo Company, 3d Soldier Support Battalion, Battalion Executive Officer, 3d Soldier Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, GA, Battalion Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC, Deputy G1, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA, and most recently Officer and Enlisted Strength Manager for United States Army Central “Patton’s Own” Third Army, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, SC.
His awards include: the Bronze Star (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), the National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Service Star), the Armed Forces Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the NATO Medal. Unit awards include: the Presidential Unit Citation Award, the Meritorious Unit Award, and the Army Superior Unit Award (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).