William W. Johnson

Deputy Director/Dean of Students
School of Advanced Warfighting

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 784-6890

Civilian Education

M.S. Information Assurance and Security, Sam Houston State University (currently persuing)
M.S. Security Management, Webster University
M.S. Security Studies, Angelo State University
B.S. Sociology, Texas A&M University


Military Education

M.A. Military Art and Science, School of Advanced Military Studies
US Army’s Red Team Member Course
Weapons and Tactics Instructor’s Course
USA School of Advanced Military Studies
USA Command and General Staff College
Amphibious Warfare School
Air Defense Officers Course, Ft Bliss, TX
Officer Candidates Course
School of Infantry
Recruit Training


Major Assignments

Alpha Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, San Antonio, TX as enlisted in USMCR
(served in multiple billets from radio operator through Platoon Sergeant)

2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD)
(Platoon Commander, including a MEU Deployment as a Battery Executive Officer and as the Assistant Operations Officer; last billet with the Battalion was as the Commanding Officer of Bravo Battery)

Commander of the LAV- Air Defense Platoon, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (LAR)
(deployed ISO OIF I with 1st LAR where he had sections with each active LAR Battalion as well as serving as the Battalion’s Assistant Air Officer)

Assistant Operations Officer for 3rd LAAD Battalion
(deployed ISO OIF II as the Operations Officer for the 3rd MAW Provisional Security Battalion aboard Al Asad Air Base, Iraq)

G-3 Korea Planner and Northeast Asia Lead Planner, III MEF

Executive Officer of MTACS-18

Operational Planner and Command Element Section Head, MAGTF Staff Training Program (MSTP)
(assigned TAD to 1st Marine Division (Task Force Leatherneck), Future Operations, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan)

Military Faculty, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Operations Officer, School of Advanced Warfighting, Marine Corps University

Commander, Marine Air Support Squadron 3


Marine Corps University