An esteemed veteran, Pastor Johnson is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and Command Sergeants Majors Course at Ft. Bliss, Texas; Distinguished Graduate of the United States Army Missile and Munitions Center Leadership Course at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; graduate, Cross Cultural Communication Courses at Fort Walton Beach, FL, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio; graduate, Seventh Armored Infantry School at Bad Tolz, Germany; qualified, “Air Assault at the One Hundred and First Airborne,” Air Assault Division, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. Pastor Johnson retired active duty on July 1, 1994, as the Command Sergeant Major of the 87th Corps Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Mechanized Division of Ft. Stewart, Georgia.
Pastor Johnson’s civilian education includes: Courses of study in Ancient History and Bible Literature at Maryland University in Europe; Philosophy and Music at St. Leo College; Psychology, Social Problems at Hopkinsville College; and Sociology at Hartfort College. He is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville L-21. Pastor Johnson is a former student of Theology at the Huntsville Baptist College; a graduate of Athens University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on Religion; and a graduate of Beeson School of Divinity at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, receiving a Masters of Divinity.