James Johnson

James Johnson
JJGRO Enterprises

Master Sergeant James W. Johnson Jr.(JJ) retired from the Air Force as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. As Flight Chief, he mentors an elite group and enlisted personnel flying FAA CL-60 and King Air flight inspection aircraft. Additionally, he advised the commander on health, morale, and welfare issues relating to DoD’s only combat flight inspection program. Furthermore, he ensured combat readiness to support national mobility plans during war, crises, contingencies and JCS exercises, to include Antarctica flight sustainment operations. He also served as Course Developer and Lead Instructor of the Air Force’s only Prior Service Sister Service Enlistee Orientation Course. In January 2005, he transitioned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany where he served as NCOIC of Hematology and Urinalysis Studies. In March 2010, Sergeant Johnson completed an unprecedented cross-train as a C-130 Flight Engineer and transferred to the 40th Airlift Squadron, Dyess AFB, TX. During this time he served as Flight Chief. In December of 2013 he moved to Little Rock, AFB and served as Instructor Flight Chief of the 50th Airlift Squadron. During his time as Flight Engineer Sergeant Johnson has logged over 1,100 flight hours, 553.8 served in combat and 132.7 served in combat support while deploying frequently in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. Upon retirement, he founded JJGRO Enterprises LLC where he devoted countless hours not only learning about Industrial Hemp but in turn assisting farmers across 27 different states do the same. Simultaneously reaching out to fellow Veterans and helping them understand the Veteran Associations(VA’s) system and helping them optimize their benefits. This led to several amazing opportunities including co-ownership of Active Duty RX and pivotal efforts within the Battle On The Homefront community where his role in helping veterans has been expanded and continues to grow. Most recently, he along with key business partners opened Veterans Scientific Laboratories where they provided analytical services to cannabis growers to ensure consistency of testing as this growing industry emerges. No matter which path he chooses the Air Force Core Values of Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in all you do will always be embedded in his DNA.

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