UNITED STATES ARMY
INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
Major General Gary W. Johnston was appointed as Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 11, 2018.
MG Johnston received his commission from Arkansas Tech University in 1987.
MG Johnston most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Resolute
Support Mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization/Director, J-2, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan,
FREEDOM'S SENTINEL. He previously commanded at the Company, Battalion and Brigade levels,
including 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, III Corps; 165th Military Intelligence Battalion, 205th
Military Intelligence Brigade; and A Company, 302d Military Intelligence Battalion, 205th Military
Intelligence Brigade. He has deployed in support of Operations DESERT SHIELD, DESERT
STORM, JOINT ENDEAVOR, ENDURING FREEDOM, and FREEDOM’S SENTINEL.
His Joint and Combined assignments include:
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arkansas Tech University; a Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College; and a Master’s Degree from the U.S. Army War College. He is a graduate of the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Post Graduate Intelligence Program, Command and General Staff College, and the Joint Forces Staff College.
MG Johnston’s awards and decorations include: