CSM Clifton H. Johnson
Commandant, Logistics Noncommissioned Officers Academy
Army Logistics University
CSM Clifton H. Johnson is currently the Commandant, Logistics Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Army Logistics University, Ft Lee, VA. As the senior noncommissioned officer within ALU he also serves as the ALU Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Johnson is a native of Florence, AL. He entered active duty August 25, 1983 and completed Basic Training and AIT at Ft. Jackson, SC as a Unit Supply Specialist (76Y).
CSM Johnson's previous assignments include: 23rd Replacement Detachment, 24th Infantry Division, Ft Stewart, GA; HHT 2D Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nuremberg, Germany; HHB 1-3 Air Defense Artillery, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Carson, CO; B Company, 702nd Main Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, South Korea; HHC 724th Main Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, Ft Stewart, GA; HHC Division Support Command, 2nd Infantry Division, South Korea; HHC 3-69 Armor Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft Stewart, GA; HHC 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft Stewart, GA; HHC 3rd Corps Support Command, Wiesbaden, Germany; and 26th Brigade Support Battalion and 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft Stewart, GA.
CSM Johnson attended a variety of professional and civilian schools during the span of his career including: Primary Leadership Development Course, 24th Infantry Division Noncommissioned Officer Academy Ft Stewart, GA in 1986, the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Ft Lee, VA in 1989, the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Ft Lee, VA in 1993, the Battle Staff Course, Ft Bliss, TX in 1995, the First Sergeant Course, Ft Bliss, TX in 2000, the Sergeants Major Academy, Ft Bliss, TX in 2003. In addition, his civilian academics include an Associate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern Ohio and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Excelsior College of Albany, NY, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Trident University.
Among his awards and decorations are the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (3OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (6OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), the Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expedition Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/numeral 5), Combat Action Badge, Drivers Badge, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Iraqi Campaign Medal.