BIO OF SERGEANT FIRST CLASS (SFC) JOHNSON

Hello Parents and Cadets, my name is Sergeant First Class  
 
(SFC) Ricky B. Johnson. Native of Glennville, Georgia.  
 
Enlisted in the United States Army on June 23, 1981 as a  
 
Personnel and Administration Specialist. Completed Basic  
 
Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. 
 
Held leadership position in the Army from Unit Clerk,  
 
Personnel and Administration Specialist, Personnel Staff Non- 
 
Commissioned Officer, Personnel Sergeant, Personnel Human  
 
Resource Sergeant, to Detachment Sergeant.  
 
Assignment include: Unit Clerk, 179th Military Intelligence  
 
Detachment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Personnel Staff Non- 
 
Commissioned Officer (PSNCO), Headquarters and Headquarters  
 
Company, 1st Battalion 58th Infantry Battalion, Fort  
 
Benning, Georgia; Headquarters, 3rd Corps (Forward),  
 
Maastricht, Netherlands; On-Site Inspection Agency,  
 
Washington, D.C.; Headquarters and Headquarters Company,  
 
194th Maintenance Battalion, Camp Humphrey, Korea; 60th  
 
Ordnance Company, Friedberg, Germany; 67th Combat Support  
 
Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany; 67th Combat Support Hospital,  
 
Bosnia-Herzegovina; Senior Drill Sergeant, Alpha  
 
and Delta Company, 1st Battalion 34th Infantry Regiment,  
 
Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Personnel Sergeant,  
 
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 34th  
 
Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Human  
 
Resource Sergeant, 254th Base Support Battalion, Schinnen,  
 
Netherlands.  
 
Last assignment was a Detachment Sergeant for 254th Base  
 
Support Battalion, Schinnen, Netherlands prior to becoming  
 
an Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC)  
 
Instructor. Retired on the 30 June 2005 with 24 years of  
 
service with the rank of Sergeant First Class (E-7).  
 
Awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service with  
 
3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army  
 
Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army  
 
Achievement Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good  
 
Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal  
 
with numeral 2, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,,  
 
Korean Defense Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer’s  
 
Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 3, Army Service  
 
Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 5, NATO Medal ,  
 
Unit Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces  
 
Service Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Wheel Driver  
 
Mechanic Badge with Driver-W Bar, Expert Marksmanship  
 
Qualification with automatic Rifle Bar, Office of Secretary  
 
Defense Identification Badge and the Drill Sergeant  
 
Identification Badge. 
 
Military education include Basic Combat Training, Advance  
 
individual Training, Jungle Warfare Course, Primary  
 
Leadership Development Course, Management of Defense  
 
Acquisition Contract (Basic) Course, Basic Non-Commissioned  
 
Officers Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer’s Course,  
 
Defense Pack Hazardous Material Drivers Training, Equal  
 
Opportunity Representative, Drill Sergeant School, Combat  
 
Life Savers Course, Medical Specialist Sustainment Course,  
 
and Battle Staff College.  
 
Civilian education include Associate in Arts, Bachelor of  
 
Science Degree, Bachelor of Business Administration 
 
Concentration in Human Resource Management, and a Master in 
 
Business Administration (MBA)Concentration in Human Resource 
 
Management.  
 
JROTC Education: JROTC Curriculum Management System,  
 
Logistics and Supply Management Course,  
 
Instructor Certification Training Course, 
 
Prevention of Sexual Assault Training United States Army JROTC 
 
Distance Learning Course. 
 
Foreign Languages include Spanish, Dutch, Russia, German, 
 
and Bosnia. 
 
Started working as an Army JRTOC Instructor/Teacher  
 
effective 1 August 2005. My first school was Powhatan High  
 
School. Took a break and started working for the Department  
 
of the Army, Human Resource Command (HRC)as a Branch Manager  
 
for Supply (92 Series). Started back in the JROTC/Teacher  
 
field working for John Marshall High School prior to working  
 
here at Prince George High School effective 1 August 2013.  
 
 
 
 
 

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