Col Shawne M. Johnson is Commander, 145 Mission Support Group, 145 Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG). She is responsible for providing specialized services in support of the 145 Airlift Wing and its subordinate and attached units. 

Col Johnson enlisted in the NCANG as an Aeromedical Evacuation Technician on 12 Jul 86. She served in the enlisted ranks of the 156 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (156 AES) and then received a direct commission in the Medical Service Corp (MSC) of the 156 AES on 7 Dec 96. She then transferred from the MSC Corp to the Line of the Air Force on 21 Jun 99, and served in the 145 Mission Support Flight as a personnel officer until appointed Commander of the same squadron on 10 Sep 05. On 1 Jul 12, she was appointed as the J9, Director of Soldier and Airmen Support Services at Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQs) in Raleigh, NC. On 1 Jul 14, she was assigned as the Deputy Human Resource Officer (HRO), JFHQs in Raleigh and then appointed as the state Human Resource Officer for Army and Air on 1 Mar 15. She served as the state HRO until her reassignment on 1 Jan 18 to be the 145 Mission Support Group Commander. 

Col Johnson resides in Concord, NC with her husband of 30 years, Tim Johnson. They have three children; Amelia, 29; Will, 27 and Anna, 19. 

1996 Associates of Science Degree in Allied Health Care Sciences, Community College of the Air Force 1996 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte 
2001 Personnel Support for Contingency Operations (PERSCO) 
2002 Silver Flag 
2004 Squadron Officer School 
2011 Air Command and Staff College 
2011 Mortuary Management 
2013 FEMA IS-100b Incident Command System ICS 100 
2013 FEMA IS-200b Single Resources and Initial Action Incident ICS 200 
2013 FEMA IS 700a National Incident Management System (NIMS) 
2013 FEMA IS-800b National Response Framework 
2013 JDOC12B Joint Domestic Operations Course 
2013 JSTC13 Joint Force Headquarters/Joint Task Force Staff Training Course 
2014 Human Resources Developmental Training and Development Course 
2015 JRSOITC Joint Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration Training Course 
2015 JOCTC Joint Operations Center Training Course 
2016 Air War College 
2018 AF Emergency Operations Center Director Course 
2019 Commander’s Readiness Reporting 
2019 Commander Development Course


1.    12 Jul 86 – 6 Dec 96, Aeromedical Evacuation Technician, 156 AES, NCANG
2.    7 Dec 96 – 20 Jun 99, Medical Service Corp Officer, 156 AES, NCANG
3.    21 Jun 99 – 9 Sep 05, Personnel Officer, 145 MSF, NCANG
4.    10 Sep 05 – 30 Jun 12, Commander, 145 MSF/145 FSS, NCANG
5.    1 Jul 12 – 30 Jun 14, J9-Director of Soldier and Airmen Support Services, JFHQs, NCNG
6.    1 Jul 14 – 28 Feb 15, Deputy Human Resource Officer, JFHQs, NCNG
7.    1 Mar 15 – 31 Dec 17, State Human Resource Officer, JFHQs, NCNG
8.    1 Jan 18 – Present, Mission Support Group Commander, 145 MSG, NCANG.

Meritorious Service Medal with 4 devices 
Air Force Commendation Medal with 1 device 
Air Force Achievement Medal with 1 device 
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 2 devices 
Combat Readiness Medal with 1 device 
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 2 devices 
National Defense Service Medal with 1 device 
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 
Humanitarian Service Medal 
Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with 4 devices 
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” and numeral “3” devices 
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (rifle) 
Air Force Training Ribbon with 1 device 
North Carolina National Guard Meritorious Unit Citation 
North Carolina National Guard State Service Ribbon with 3 devices 
Florida Meritorious Service Ribbon 

2019 Joint Task Force Commander, Upward Minute Man 2019, Botswana, USAFRICOM 

Second Lieutenant 7 Dec 96 
First Lieutenant 7 Dec 98 
Captain 5 May 02 
Major 15 May 06 
Lieutenant Colonel 16 Jul 11 
Colonel 25 Jul 18