Sara Johnson

Sara Johnson

Sara Johnson is chief executive officer of Mission 22, a national nonprofit founded by veterans that provides extensive, personalized support and resources to help veterans and their families thrive.


Understanding epigenetics: how trauma is passed on through our family members

By: - July 5, 2023

I am a proud Daughter of the Revolution. Growing up in a family of warriors, I saw firsthand how the trauma of active combat impacts individuals.  Modern research suggests the trauma our ancestors experienced doesn’t affect them alone — some studies indicate that trauma can be passed down to future generations through genetics. With each […]