Lieutenant Colonel David Johnson began his military career as a Cadet at West Point. Upon graduation and completion of Airborne, Ranger and Infantry training, he served in the Berlin Brigade and was commanding a rifle company on the Berlin Wall the night it fell.
During Summer and Fall 2004, Lieutenant Colonel Johnson was injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) strike on his vehicle in Ramadi and in a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) attack in Fallujah. In 2009, he was injured by the blast of a suicide truck bomb in Kabul.
Lieutenant Colonel Johnson credits his recovery in part to the service work he does with Pointman Ministries and GallantFew. He is an active participant in Ride 2 Recovery's bicycling programs and is able to heal both physically and spiritually through the comradeship of men and women who share similar experiences and who also enjoy cycling.
After completing the United States Army War College, he will be medically retired from the Army and plans to continue his service by assisting veterans who are transitioning to civilian life.