Johnny, Retired Military Officer, Finds His Passion in Helping Those We Serve
Johnny Dennis is a retired military officer with 27 years of loyal and faithful service and has 14 years of experience with post-acute brain injury care. Johnny is a part of a family of seven kids, having a very close family, Johnny followed in his family’s footsteps, and he volunteered to undergo training to become an Army Airborne Ranger. After completing his training, he was awarded Coveted Ranger Tab. After four years, he became a Drill Sargent for five years. Next in his career was taking the Special Operations Medical Course, serving as a Special Forces Medic (Green Beret) and was assigned in the 5th Special Forces Group in Ft. Campbell, KY, which allowed him to find his passion and love for a career in the medical field.
Johnny then was accepted into the Army Nurse Corps, completed his BSN and was commissioned as an Army Officer in ER/Trauma services for most of his career, and an Army Nurse with 1 stint in the ICU. After completing many more courses and years in the emergency room, Johnny retried from the Army.
“Being able to provide care for so many active duty military soldiers and veterans that have sustained traumatic brain injuries is very rewarding,” said Johnny.
Before his current role, he served as the Director of Nursing and Program Director for NeuroRestorative’s El Paso, TX, program. Johnny graduated from Austin Peay University with a BSN degree. Today, Johnny serves as the Director of Quality Improvement. He has actively participated in multiple JACHO surveys and 3 CARF survey with successful outcomes.
Thanks for all you do help those we serve, Johnny!