Command Sgt. Maj. Jasper C. Johnson is a native of Tifton, Georgia. He enlisted in the Army, August 1, 1990, and attended One Station Unit Training for basic and advanced individual training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Johnson has served in every leadership position from Team Leader to Command Sergeant Major. He has also served as Chief Instructor (U.S. Army Airborne School), Battalion Operations Sergeant, Division Transition Team Senior Enlisted Advisor, and Operations Sergeant Major.
His most recent assignments include Battery First Sergeant, 4-319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany; Interim Command Sergeant Major and Operations Sergeant Major, 1-37th Armorer Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armor Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; Command Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, Fort Myer, Virginia. He has deployed to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian, two tours to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Johnson’s military and civilian education consists of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course (Class 64), Brigade Pre-Command/Command Sergeants Major Course, Army Equal Opportunity Management Course, Supervisor Development Course, Manager Development Course, Action Officer Course, and Master Resilience Trainer Course. He holds a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management and a Master of Science in Management. He is also a member of Sigma Beta Delta, International Honors Society in Business, Management, and Administration.
Johnson’s awards and decorations includes the Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Korean Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Campaign Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCOPD Ribbon (Numeral 5), Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 5), NATO Medal with Bronze Service Star, Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge and German Parachutist Badge. He has been inducted into the Order of Saint Maurice, the Order of Saint Barbara and the Order of Saint George.
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