COL Ann Johnson was born and raised in Philadelphia and currently resides in Jacksonville, FL. After serving on active duty in the US Army as Behavioral Science Specialist, Ann graduated from LaSalle University with She completed her Masters in Social Work at the University of Kansas in 1983 and accepted a commission in the Army Reserve as a Social Work Officer in 1984. In between pursuing a career in Social Work and a career as an Army Officer, Ann has raised three children, been mobilized and deployed for service in Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and supported her husband during his military career. Ann has over 34 years of military service. In her last assignment she served as Reserve Social Work Consultant to the Army Surgeon General with duty at Fort Sam Houston, TX. Ms Johnson is currently consulting with the UCF Psychology Anxiety and Trauma department. She also works as a Behavioral Health Provider for a DOD Occupational Health Company as well as a trainer and presenter for several companies.