17:10 PM

Johnston Returns to Wyoming Wing Command

Col. Ken Johnston

WYlogoCol. Ken Johnston is serving as Wyoming Wing commander for the second time after succeeding the interim commander, Lt. Col. Rod Burnett.

Johnston previously commanded the wing from February 2013-February 2017. Before that, he served as the wing’s inspector general from December 2007-February 2013 and legal officer from June 2015-February 2017.

He served as the wing’s standardization/evaluation officer from September 2021. He also previously served as counterdrug officer for the Colorado Wing from 2020 until being sworn in last month for his second term as wing commander.

Johnston previously served as legal officer for the Colorado Wing until April 2007.

Burnett was presented with the Exceptional Service Award for his tenure as interim wing commander. He is now the wing’s vice commander, director of operations and standardization/evaluation officer.
1st Lt. LuWana Deporter 
Public Affairs Officer 
Wyoming Wing