Military Women’s Memorial

Vice President of Development

Robin Johnson

Robin Johnson

Inspired by her grandmother’s service, Robin served in the Army from 1994-2020.  Her career highlights include Commander, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Strategic Advisor to the Secretary of the Army, Special Assistant to the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Employment Director for the Soldier For Life program.  Robin’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medals, and the Airborne, Air Assault, and Pathfinder badges.  She deployed five times to Afghanistan and Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Inherent Resolve.

Robin serves as a senior leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the Military Women’s Memorial. In partnership with the President, she is responsible for implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $15M budget through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support.

After retiring from the Army, Robin joined the Military Women’s Memorial team in April 2020. When not working, she is passionate about advocating for the military community, championing women veteran initiatives, and performing stand-up comedy.  She is a member of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor and Armed Services Arts Partnership where she practically applies the use of humor to enhance the performance of people, organizations, and communities.