NSU recognizes Captain Fulton Johnson as military honoree


NATCHITOCHES – Captain Fulton R. Johnson II was honored for his military service during Saturday’s football game, continuing the university’s tradition of recognizing veterans at home athletic events.

Johnson has over seven years of active service in the U.S. Army.  He recently returned to Louisiana to serve as a Forward Support Company Observer with Task Force 2, Operations Group, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk.  Previously, he was stationed in Italy for three years and has served two tours in South Korea.

A native of Baton Rouge, Johnson graduated from Northwestern in 2013 and commissioned as a Logistics Officer through NSU’s ROTC program.  He worked tirelessly to improve the ROTC program through volunteerism and by assisting in the mentorship and training of cadets.  He earned Airborne wings and the Air Assault badge and served in the leadership position of Demon Battalion Executive Officer.

He was joined Saturday by his wife Kimberly.

From left are NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio with Capt. Johnson and Mrs. Johnson.