Edward K. Johnson
Colonel Edward Keith Johnson was commissioned and Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 February 1974, class number 2. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 555 Medical Company, Amb Sep Europe. | His subsequent duty assignments include: medical Admin Assistant and Assistant Co Medical Detachment, 555 Medical Company, Amb Sep Europe; Hospital Treas Branch/Chief Education and Training Branch/Assistant CO Medical Detachment, 2nd General Hospital, Europe; XO, USAAVNS School Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Assistant Command Officer, Battery Commander, A Battery and Headquarters Battery, 30th FA BN, Fort Lewis Washington; Instructor, 671 Branch and FW Branch, Headquarters and Svc Company, USAAVNS Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Survey Platoon/Platoon Commander Svc Plt/XO, 7th Aviation Company, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Commander/Chief of Staff, Section D and S Platoon, Headquarters Joint Task Forces, 116 Thailand; Special RW Plans O, DOI, Headquarters and Service Company, USAAVNS Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; RW Aviator, Liaison Officer, HHB, 2d Battalion, 20th Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Chief, Plans and Res Affairs Branch and Assistant XO, D.C.SIT, Headquarters, USCONARC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Battalion Commander, HHB, 3rd Battalion, 17th Artillery, Europe; Nuclear Officer, Artillery and Special Weapons Section, G-3 Division and Chief, Artillery and Special Weapons Section and Fire Support Branch, G-s Division, Headquarters USAE Central Army Group SHAPE; Chief, Branch Assistant Team, Field Artillery/XO/Senior Army Advisor to State of Colorado, USA Ready Region VIII, Denver, Colorado. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart, Air Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit.