MSCoE farewell interview: Dr. Rebecca Johnson, deputy to the commanding general

What first brought you to Fort Leonard Wood?
After I graduated from the University of Missouri at Rolla in 1983 with an engineering degree, I stayed home for a few years with my kids. I had planned on eventually working in St. Louis and had interviewed with some companies, but then heard about the U.S. Army Engineer School — that it was moving from Fort Belvoir to Fort Leonard Wood — so I applied for an engineering position and that started my career; and that has been one of the best decisions in my life.

In your time here, how have things changed? How have they stayed the same?
Since I began working here 30 years ago, the one thing that has remained the same is our highly capable and professional workforce. The military members and civilians that I have served with have been top notch…     Read More...