Chris VanJohnson

Help Army stop flow of illicit weapons in West Africa

Dear supporters, In January of 2016 gunmen linked to al-Qaeda stormed a hotel and restaurant and murdered 30 people in Ougadougou. This was the deadliest of the recent terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso where extremist incidents are on the rise. As violent extremism spills across the border from Mali, the Burkinabé military, though skilled and … Continued

Spirit of America at Fort Bragg

Greetings from the Tar Heel State, Last week, I was in Fort Bragg, NC, a place our project managers and I visit often, and a place that played a significant role in my military career. I first arrived at Fort Bragg in December 2009 to attend Civil Affairs training at the US Army John F. … Continued