Don Johnston brings unique and highly specialized skills to our team as head of Logistics & Investigation for LoPresti & O’Reilly. SGT. Johnston served with distinction in the U.S. Army as a non-commissioned officer, with tours in Central America, Africa and the Middle East. Don was with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (USACAPOC), on active duty in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was part of a four man team that was directly assigned to A Co., 2nd BN., 10th Special Forces Group (A). During that tour, his team became operationally controlled by 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), commanded by General David Petraeus.
Don also served in Iraq as a security operative for Custer Battles, a U.S. Army contractor. As a GS-13 Civilian, he was also U.S. Higher Program Manager for L-3 Communications and Global Linguist Solutions, the $4.6B linguistics contract awardees for the U.S. Intelligence & Security Command (INSCOM).
Don studied Business Administration at Penn State University and is a member of the National Veteran Owned Business Association.