Carl A. Johnson

JOHNSON,CARL
Carl A. Johnson

Carl A. Johnson

Colonel Carl A. Johnson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 April 1943, Class Number 217. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company E, 337th Infantry, 85th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company F, 337th Infantry, 85th Infantry Division, Italy; Weapons Pool Officer, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Fannin, Texas; Platoon Leader, Battery Commander, 203rd AAA Aw Battalion (SP), Germany; Company Executive Officer, 9th QM Company, 9th Infantry Division, Germany; Platoon Leader, Troop Executive Officer, 42nd Constabulary Sqd, Germany; Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion S-3, 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, Germany; Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Company Commander, Company I, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Regimental S-4, Sv Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Instructor, Ranger Dept, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, U.S. Army Caribbean School, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Battalion S-3, Battalion Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (M), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Assistant Brigade Executive Officer, 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (M), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Battalion Commander, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (M), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Action Officer, Headquarters Department of the Army, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics; Deputy G-4, II Field Forces (V), Vietnam; Division Chief, USA Logistics Doctrine Systems and Readiness Agency, New Cumberland AD, PA; Professor of Military Science, USA ROTC Instructor Gp, Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania. | Colonel Johnson's military education and training includes: Infantry Officers Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Language School (Spanish), US Air Force Institute of Technology. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge 2d Award.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00817