LTC(R) Johnnie L. Richardson II
At the end of his initial active duty enlistment (1989), he deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm, after which, he enrolled at Bethune-Cookma College, Daytona Beach, FL.' graduating with honors. He successfully completed the Army ROTC program as a Distinguished Military Graduate and was branched into Army Aviation.
In 1996, Richardson was assigned to 1-2 Aviation,Camp Page, Korea. Following his assignments with: 159th Aviation Regiment and 51st Signal Battalion Fort Bragg, NC (1998-2001); 588th Engineer BN, 57th Signal BN and 89th MP Brigade Fort Hood, TX (2001-2005), he would serve as the Assistant Professors of military Science, Elizabeth City State University, from 2005-2007.
From 2008 - 2010, he served as the Executive Officer for the 447th Signal Battalion,Fort Gordon, Ga.
LTC Richardson's military career culminated at Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL., as the Professor of Military Science for the ROTC program.