Elliot M. Johnson
Colonel Elliott M. Johnson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 8 May 1942, class number 10. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Motor Officer, Company C, 795th TD Bn, Camp Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Student, Adv Car Off Crse, Fort Riley, Kansas; Co Commander, 4225 QM Car Co (TC), ComZ, European Theater of Operations; Co Cdr, 3825 QU Trk Co (TC), Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Student, Army Inf School, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; CO K Co, 24th Inf Regiment; CO I Co, Adjutant Headquarters Co, 3d Bn, 24th Inf Regiment; CO F Co, Asst EXO, 34th AAA Bn, 24th Inf Regiment; Student AAA Sch & Btry Co, 34th AAA Bn, Fort Bliss, Texas; ASST PMS&T, Howard Univ, Wash, D.C.; ASST PMS&T, ROTC, Howard Univ; Civ Pers Off, 7th Major Port, Korea; Asst PMS&T, ROTC, Prairie View College; Student AC&GSC, Field Team Commander, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Field Team Commander, The USA Aggressor Center, Fort Riley, Kansas; S-3, The USA Aggressor Center, Fort Riley, Kansas; Troop Commander & Sub-Post Commander, USAmmo Depot, Trois Fontaines, France; Chief, Tng & Readiness Branch, O&T Division, CARROTC, Headquarters Dept of Army; Chief, Orgn & Mob Branch, O&T Division, CARROTC, Headquarters Dept of Army; Chief, Tng & Readiness Branch, O&T Division, OCAR, Headquarters Dept of Army; Chief, Mannheim, IG Field Office Headquarters 7th Army, IG Division; Chief, Mannheim and Deputy IF, Headquarters Seventh Army Supply Com, IC Division; Deputy IG & Chief, Inspections Division, Headquarters, 7th Army SupCom IG; Chief, Personnel Division, OCAR, Dept of Army. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster.