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Brig. Gen. Isaac Johnson Jr.

Commanding General, 351st Civil Affairs Command

BG Isaac Johnson, Jr. is the third generation of Army Soldiers and served enlisted in the Army Reserve from 1986 before being commissioned a second lieutenant upon graduating from Mississippi State University Army ROTC Program in 1992.

BG Johnson’s operational assignments as a Civil Affairs officer include: Civil Affairs Planner with 321st Civil Affairs Brigade; Strategic-Joint Planner with United States Southern Command; Commander, 405th Civil Affairs Battalion; CJ-33, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa; Commander, 360th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne); Chief of Staff, 350th Civil Affairs Command; Assistant Chief of Staff, C9, United States-Republic of Korea Combined Forces Command; and Commanding General, 351st Civil Affairs Command.

BG Johnson’s deployments include: Camp Doha, Kuwait as Finance Officer, 336th Finance Command (FY 00-01); Kabul, Afghanistan, CJTF-Phoenix I as Comptroller, 2nd Brigade 10th Mountain Division, OPERATION ENDURING FREEMON (03-04); Port-au-Prince, Haiti as Strategic Planner, United States Southern Command, OPERATION UNIFIED RESPONSE (FY 10-11); Djibouti, Africa, CJTF- Horn of Africa, as Director of Operations, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (FY 13-14); Assistant Chief of Staff, C9, United States-Republic of Korea Combined Forces Command (FY18-19).

BG Johnson’s civilian education includes: The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; Executive Education Certificate; Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Juris Doctor; Jackson State University, Master of Business Administration; Mississippi State University, Bachelor of Business Administration.

Military education includes: Syracuse University DOD Comptrollership Program; Finance Officer Basic and Advance Courses; Civil Affairs Qualification Course; Army Command and General Staff College; Advanced Operations Warfighter Course; Advanced Joint Professional Military Education II, Joint Forces Staff College; Stability, Security and Development in Complex Operations Certificate, Naval Postgraduate School; and United States Army War College with a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies. National Defense University – CAPSTONE. BG Johnson is a Level IV, Joint Qualified Officer.

BG Johnson’s highest military awards are the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and a foreign award from the President of the Republic of Korea’s Order of National Security Merit Cheonsu Medal. In his civilian capacity, BG Johnson serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Dow Employees Credit Union (TDECU). BG Johnson resides in Houston, Texas, and is married to the former Demetria Al-Uqdah. They have four sons, David, Brice, Zachary and Joshua.