Brig. Gen. Jennie R. Johnson is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 618th Air Operations Center, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The 618th Air Operations Center is responsible for operational planning, scheduling, directing, and assessing a fleet of approximately 1,100 aircraft in support of combat delivery, strategic airlift, air refueling, and aeromedical evacuation operations around the world.

Brig. Gen. Johnson entered the Air Force through the Direct Appointment Program in September 1994. After an assignment as an assistant staff judge advocate, she attended Joint Undergraduate Navigator Training to become a C-130 navigator. She entered the United States Air Force Reserve in 2003 after nine years on active duty. Since then, she has held leadership positions at the squadron, group, and wing levels and had staff duty at the Numbered Air Force and Air Staff levels. During her most recent deployment, she served as the Director of Mobility Forces, Air Force Central Command. Prior to her current position, Brig. Gen. Johnson was the Commander, 403d Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

In her civilian capacity, she has served corporate clients for over 17 years at one of the four largest professional services networks in the world.

1991 Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 1994 Juris Doctor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
1994 Judge Advocate General School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1997 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence 1999 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2003 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence 2004 Masters of Law in Taxation, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
2006 Staff Judge Advocate Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2011 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2012 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Ft. Lesley J. McNair, Washington D.C.
2014 Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va. 2014 Safety and Accident Investigation Board President Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2017 Director of Mobility Forces (DIRMOBFOR) Course, Hurlburt AFB, Fla.
2018 NATO Senior Officer Policy Course, NATO School Oberammergau, Germany 2019 Transnational Issues Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates, Washington, D.C.
2021 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. December 1994 - August 1996, Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota AB, Japan
2. August 1996 - February 1997, Student, VT-4 Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.
3. February 1997 - June 1998, Student, 562th Flying Training Squadron, Randolph AFB, Texas
4. June 1998 - June 2001, C-130 Instructor Navigator/Flight Commander, 2nd Airlift Squadron, Pope AFB, N.C.
5. June 2001 - September 2003, Chief, Joint Exercise Control/C-130 Instructor Navigator, USAF Mobility Weapons School, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
6. September 2003 - January 2005, C-130 Navigator, 731st Airlift Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo.
7. January 2005 - January 2006, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo.
8. January 2006 - May 2008, Staff Judge Advocate, 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo.
9. May 2008 - August 2010, Chief, Operations Plans, 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo.
10. August 2010 - May 2012, Commander, 302nd Operational Support Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colo.
11. May 2012 - September 2013, Deputy Commander, 22nd AF Detachment 1, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
12. October 2013 - April 2015, Vice Commander, 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (November 2013- February 2014, Commander, 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell AFB, Ala.)
13. April 2015 - November 2015, Chief, Total Force Enterprise Division and Chief of Staff, Total Force Continuum Directorate of Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
14. November 2015 – May 2017, Chief of Staff, 22nd Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, Dobbins Air Reserve
Base, Ga.
15. May 2017 – June 2019, Wing Commander, 403rd Wing, Keesler AFB, Miss. (March-July 2018, Director of Mobility Forces, Air Force Central Command, Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar)
16. June 2019 – Present, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 618th Air Operations Center, Scott AFB, Ill.

Rating: Command navigator Flight Hours: More than 1,500
Aircraft Flown: C-130E, C-130H2, C-130H3, and WC-130J

Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster Combat Readiness Medal with three oak leaf clusters National Defense Service Medal with bronze star Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal with bronze star Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Armed Forces Service Medal

First Lieutenant Sep. 28, 1994
Captain March 28, 1995
Major Feb. 1, 2002
Lieutenant Colonel Aug. 1, 2007
Colonel May 24, 2012
Brigadier General Feb. 25, 2021

(Current as of April 2021)