Alumni spotlight: SPC Michael Johnson

Criminology

By: Cindy Stewart

Michael Johnson graduated from the Mount in May 2010 with a BS in Criminology/Sociology.

Specialist (SPC) Michael Johnson is currently a Human Intelligence Collector assigned to Chaos Company, 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade in the US Army stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. He was previously stationed in South Korea from 2011 to 2012 as a member of the 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. While in South Korea, Michael was a member of many US Army and Republic of Korea Army joint missions and training exercises. He also attended the Warrior Leaders Course (an Army leadership school) in which he graduated in the top 25% of his class. Presently he is waiting to see if he’s been selected for a position in an upcoming deployment with a Special Operations Group.

In his personal life, he married Leslie in 2011 (in Korea while stationed there). Leslie is also a soldier and they are both stationed at JBLM. Michael is a member of many different extracurricular activities, such golf, softball, and soccer. He is also a member of several different shooting sports (International Defensive Pistol Association and United States Practical Shooters Association) where he competes in the State of Washington.