He noticed something familiar. It was sent to him by a current deputy.
"I said you know where that's from? He goes, ‘Yeah I must've sent it into the sheriff's office when I was a kid.’ I said, ‘no you sent it to Iraq you sent it to Baghdad.’ He goes ‘What?’ I said yeah you sent it to a soldier in Iraq. He goes, ‘oh.’ I said, ‘yeah that soldier was me’."
Johnson served over a year in Baghdad with the Wisconsin Army National Guard.