COL Christopher D. Johnson

Colonel (COL) Christopher D. Johnson is a native of Chesapeake, Virginia. He commissioned into the United States Army in 1998 as a Second Lieutenant in the Transportation Corps from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.

His military education includes the Transportation Officers Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, The Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education course, and National Defense University Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.

COL Johnson’s previous assignments include: Executive Officer and Platoon Leader, Headquarters Support Company and Bravo Company, 603RD Aviation Support Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield Georgia; Battalion S-4, Special Troops Battalion, 3RD United States Army, Camp Victory Iraq and Kuwait; Assistant Battalion S-3, 10TH Transportation Battalion, 7TH Transportation Group, Fort Eustis Virginia; Commander, 155TH Cargo Transfer Company, Fort Eustis Virginia and Camp Taji Iraq; Logistics / Transportation Staff Officer, DA G-4 with duty at the National Guard Bureau, Arlington Virginia; Brigade S-3, 7TH Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis Virginia; Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Operations Officer, 10TH Transportation Battalion, 7TH Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Theater Petroleum Officer, 8TH Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; United States Army Pacific Coordination Element, Logistics Chief, Daegu, Korea; Deputy Support Operations Mobility Chief, 8TH Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, HI; Executive Officer to the Commanding General, 8TH Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, HI; Chief of Effects, G-5, 8TH Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, HI; Commander, 330TH Transportation Battalion (MC), Fort Bragg, NC; Director of Logistics J-4, United States Forces – Afghanistan /Resolute Support, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan; 4TH Infantry Division G-4, Fort Carson, CO, Chief of Staff, Defense Logistics Agency J-7.

COL Johnson’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC) National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, with Bronze Service Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medal, The Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, NATO Medal, Army Drill Sergeant Badge, Army Riggers Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

COL Johnson is married and has two children.