BRIG. GEN. JOHNNY R. BASS

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SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  OCS

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - BS - Professional Aeronautics
Everglades University - MAS - Aviation Science
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Engineer Officer Basic Course
Aviation Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
National Guard Aviation Executive Management Course
Joint Senior Leaders Course
Support Operations Course
United States Army War College
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Joint & Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) JPME-II

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded
 

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 31 Aug 87
1LT 30 Aug 90
CPT 10 Nov 92
MAJ 4 May 00
LTC 1 Dec 05
COL 28 May 15
BG 20 Jan 21
 
FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jan 21 Present Director, Joint Staff - (AL) Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ), Montgomery, Alabama
Jan 19 Jan 21 Chief of Staff, Joint Forces Headquarters, Montgomery, Alabama
May 15 Dec 18 State Army Aviation Officer, Joint Forces Headquarters, Montgomery, Alabama
Sep 13 Mar 15 S-2/3, 122nd Troop Support Command, Alabama Army National Guard, Montgomery, Alabama
Jul 12 Sep 13 Commander, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, Fort McClellan, Alabama and OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan
Jul 11 Jul 12 S-3, 142nd Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Decatur, Alabama
Jul 08 Jul 11 Aviation Operations Officer, 62nd Troop Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Sep 07 Jul 08 Chief of Administration and Training, Multi Media Branch, Joint Forces Headquarters, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Sep 06 Sep 07 Plans Officer, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia
Sep 05 Sep 06 Installations Officer, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Birmingham, Alabama
Mar 05 Sep 05 S3 Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 131st Aviation, Montgomery, Alabama
Jul 02 Mar 05 Commander, Company F, 131st Aviation Regiment, Birmingham, Alabama and OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Nov 00 Jul 02 Aviation Operations Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Nov 99 Nov 00 Service Support Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Aug 97 Nov 99 Platoon Leader, Company F, 131st Aviation Regiment, Birmingham, Alabama
Feb 97 Aug 97 Platoon Leader, Company E, 131st Aviation Regiment, Birmingham, Alabama
Sep 96 Feb 97 Commander, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 131st Aviation, Montgomery, Alabama
Mar 96 Sep 96 Section Leader, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 131st Aviation, Montgomery, Alabama
Oct 94 Mar 96 Detachment Commander, State Area Command, Montgomery, Alabama
Oct 92 Oct 94 Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 192nd Aviation, Birmingham, Alabama
Nov 90 Oct 92 Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 192nd Aviation, Birmingham, Alabama
Feb 90 Nov 90 Student, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Aviator Qualification Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Nov 88 Feb 90 Section Leader, 1133rd Medical Company, Air Ambulance, Montgomery, Alabama
Aug 87 Nov 88 Platoon Leader, 31st Engineer Company, Fayette, Alabama
 
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS   DATE GRADE
Commander, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kabul, Afghanistan   Jul 12 - Mar 13 Lieutenant Colonel
Commander, Company F, 131st Aviation Regiment, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Kandahar, Afghanistan   Jan 04 - Mar 05 Major

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass, “M” Device and Numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 2)
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal
Combat Action Badge
Master Army Aviator Badge
Air Assault Badge

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Master Army Aviator
Flight hours: 4,290
Aircraft flown: C-12, UH-72, CH-47D/F, UH-60A/L, OH-58A/C, UH-1H/V
Pilot wings: Fort Rucker, Alabama

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Director of the Joint Staff, GS-15, for the Alabama Army National Guard located in Montgomery, Alabama. Serves as the senior federal full-time National Guard management official and the principal executive assistant and advisor to the
Adjutant General. Responsible for management of the joint staff with emphasis on domestic operations, human resources, strength management, and strategic communications. Additional responsibility for developing comprehensive plans, and managing resources to support state objectives while attaining those established by the Department of Defense and National Guard Bureau.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
President, Army Aviation Association of America, Yellowhammer Chapter
National Guard Associations of Alabama and the United States
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association


As of: 16 Apr 21