We wish to welcome, intern Noah Johnson to our team!
Noah Johnson is a 2007 graduate of Texas A&M University who was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in May of 2007.
After attending The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia, Noah's first assignment was as a legal officer in Okinawa, Japan from May of 2008 – April of 2010; he served with Headquarters Battalion, 3d Marine Division, and Combat Assault Battalion. Noah's duties ranged from processing non-judicial punishments and administrative separations, to command representation at courts martial proceedings.
Noah, now a First Lieutenant was next assigned to 8th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, serving initially as a legal officer. During this time, Noah served as the sole regimental legal officer in 2d Marine Division, processing over 120 administrative separations and 30 courts martial in a span of six months. In October of 2010, Noah was assigned as an advisor to the 2d Brigade, 215th Corps, of the Afghan National Army (ANA) in Delaram, Afghanistan. While in Afghanistan from January through July of 2010, Noah's duties ranged from providing guidance and oversight to ANA administrative and legal proceedings, to training Afghan soldiers in combat operations, ranging from room clearing and patrolling, to the conduct of convoys. During this time, Noah was awarded the Naval Commendation Medal for actions performed in combat following an IED strike on his convoy.
Noah left active duty in August of 2010 to attend law school, and continues to serve in the United States Marine Corps Reserves as a platoon commander at 4th Anti-Tank Training Company. Noah, now a Captain, currently attends Oklahoma University School of law, and is expected to graduate in May of 2014.