393 MP BN (CID)/200th Military Police Command, 05 JAN 2009
Sergeant Major Larry R. Johnson retired from his current billet at the 393rd MP BN (CID) as the battalion CSM. SGM Johnson carried out his previous posting duties as the Operations Sergeant Major of the Anbar Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) from April 3, 2007, through June 21, 2008, and as such was assigned to the II MEF (FWD), MNF-W.
Upon completion of his 2nd OIF deployment, SGM Johnson was restored to his pre-deployment rank as the CSM of the 393rd MP BN (CID). SGM Johnson was formally appointed as the CSM of the 393rd MP BN (CID) on December 01, 2004, and retained that standing until his retirement from the US Army on January 5, 2009.
SGM Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus in February of 1976. SGM Johnson attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Ord, CA. He graduated from the Infantry Noncommissioned Officer Candidate Course at Fort Benning, GA. in 1971. He graduated from numerous other military schools to include: Military Police Qualification Course; Military Police BNCOC; Military Police ANCOC; U.S. Army Physical Security Course; Observer Controller Certification Course; MP Battalion Intelligence/Operations Sergeant Course; graduated from the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy June 2005; and graduated from the Foreign Service Institute-PRT sponsored by the U. S. Department of State April 2007.
SGM Johnson’s previous assignments include Squad Leader, 545th Ordnance Company, Germany; Section Leader, 91st Div(E), Camp Parks RFTA; Physical Security NCOIC, 91st Div(TNG) HQ, Fort Baker, CA; Platoon Sergeant, 2/363/3 91st Div(E), Camp Parks RFTA; Operations Sergeant, 341st Military Police Company, San Jose, CA; First Sergeant, 341st Military Police Company, San Jose, CA; Command Sergeant Major 393rd Military Police Battalion (CID)/200th Military Police Command, Bell, CA; Operations Sergeant Major Anbar PRT, II MEF(FWD), MNF-W, Fallujah/Ramadi, Iraq.
His awards and decorations include Legion of Merit; Bronze Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters; Navy/Marine Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Good Conduct Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, 9th award; Nation Defense Service Medal, 3rd award; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Thirty-Year Device and “M” Device, 3rd award; Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon with the numeral “4” affixed; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon; NATO Medal; Overseas Service Bar, 4th award; Combat Action Badge; Iraqi Campaign Medal, 2nd award; Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge with Pistol Bar.
Overseas assignments include Germany; Panama; Operation Joint Forge-SFOR 9 (Bosnia, Croatia, and Hungary); Operation Iraqi Freedom 1-2 (Iraq); Operation Iraqi Freedom 6-8(Iraq).