Staff Sergeant (P) William Eugene Johnson Jr. was assigned as a Military Science Instructor at the University of Tennessee at Martin in March 2018. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, and grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. Staff Sergeant (P) Johnson joined the United States Army in February 2004 and completed Military Police One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in June 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Austin Peay State University.
Staff Sergeant (P) Johnson’s military schooling includes: the Senior Leader Course, the Advanced Leader Course, the Basic Leader Course, Domestic Violence Intervention Training, the Anti-Terrorism Officer Basic Course, the Unit Prevention Leader Course, the Master Driver Trainer, the Unit Armorer Course, Combatives Level One, the Air Assault Course, and the Combat Lifesaver Course.
Previous assignments include: Driver, HHC, 4th BSTB, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Team Leader/Squad Leader, 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Military Police Investigator, 163rd Military Police Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Squad Leader, HHC, 1st BSTB, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, South Korea; Squad Leader, 55th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Desk Sergeant/Platoon Sergeant, 55th Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Camp Casey, South Korea.
His awards include: the Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. His unit awards include the Meritorious Unit Citation. His badges include the Combat Action Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.
Staff Sergeant (P) Johnson is married to Shatica Johnson from Clarksville, Tennessee, and together they have three sons: William III, Dewayne, and Tristan.
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