LTC Mark E. Johnson
LTC Mark E. Johnson is married and they have two sons. LTC Johnson was commissioned in 1992 as a U.S. Army ROTC Distinguished Graduate from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Awarded a U.S. Army Educational Delay and an academic fellowship to attend the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), he came onto active duty in 1994 as a Military Intelligence Officer.
During his 18 years of service, LTC Johnson has held the following command and staff operations and intelligence assignments: Assistant S3, 3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany; S2, Guardian Base, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Operations Officer, 101st Military Intelligence Battalion, Wurzburg, Germany; Commander, Alpha Company, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Small Group Instructor, Captain Career Course, U.S. Army Intelligence School and Center, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Commander, Verona Detachment, 650th Military Intelligence Group, Verona, Italy; Commander, Kosovo Detachment, Kosovo Forces (KFOR) Headquarters, Pristina, Kosovo; Counterintelligence Case Officer, International Security Forces (ISAF) Headquarters, Kabul, Afghanistan; G3 Planner, V Corps, Multi-National Force Headquarters, Baghdad, Iraq; S3, 105th Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Darmstadt, Germany; S3, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Wiesbaden, Germany; ACE Chief, 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade/USAREUR/7th Army, Darmstadt, Germany; G2 Planner, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command (IJC), Kabul, Afghanistan; U.S. Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI; and Deputy G2, III Corps, Fort Hood, TX.
LTC Johnson holds a Master of Arts degree in Italian Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and Master of Science degree in Operational Art and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies. He is a graduate of the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Department of Defense Strategic Debriefer Course, Advanced Foreign Counterintelligence Course, the Western Hemisphere Institute of Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS). Among his awards and decorations are 1 x Bronze Star, 4 x DMSM, 1 x MSM and the U.S. Army Parachutist Badge.