Adm. Johnson Elected to Wärtsilä-Lips Board

Tuesday, January 13, 2004
Admiral Jerry Johnson has been elected to the Board of Directors of Wärtsilä-Lips, Inc. as the Vice President, Business Development, and member of the Government Security Committee. Wärtsilä-Lips with offices in Chesapeake, VA and Poulsbo, Wash., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of propulsion equipment to the U.S. Navy. A Texas native, Admiral Johnson attended Texas A & M University before entering the Naval Aviation Cadet Program. Commissioned and designated a Naval Aviator in 1956, he served on active duty for 38 years. At sea he commanded Attack Squadron Twenty-seven (VA-27), the combat stores ship USS San Jose, the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea, Carrier Group Four, the U.S. Second Fleet, and NATO’s Striking Fleet Atlantic. His final assignment was as the Vice-Chief of Naval Operations. Before retiring, he also was the “Gray Eagle,” the longest-serving naval aviator on active duty. In 1994 Johnson was selected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, a 99-year-old non-profit charitable organization that provides financial, educational, and other assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors, Marines, and their eligible family members. During 2002, the Society disbursed over $41 million in interest-free loans and grants in almost 52,000 financial-relief cases. Admiral Johnson retired from the Relief Society in September 2003. Admiral Johnson also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), formerly The Retired Officers Association (TROA). He is MOAA’s 22nd Chairman in its 73-year history. Before becoming MOAA’s Chairman, Johnson served for four years on MOAA’s Board of Directors, as a member of the Investment and Insurance Committees and as Chairman of the Finance Committee. The Admiral and his wife, Joy, reside in Fairfax, Virginia, and have three adult children, five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Reliance to Source Ethane from US

India's Reliance Industries Ltd said it will source 1.5 million metric tons of ethane a year from the United States as feedstock for its crackers in India. The

Dredge Yard to Participate in Latin American Congress of Ports

Dredge Yard announced it will for the first time participate in the Latin American Congress of Ports that will be held in less than a week in Puerto Iguazú in Argentina.

Panama Canal Updates Maersk on Expansion

Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business,

Salvage

Search Suspended for Man Overboard near Cedar Bayou

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for a man who went missing after his shrimp boat overturned Monday near Cedar Bayou on the Houston Ship Channel.

Oil Spills into Ohio River from Coal Plant

The U.S. Coast Guard closed a 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River on Tuesday after at least five thousand gallons of fuel oil spilled from a 60-year-old power plant owned by Duke Energy near Cincinnati,

Crews Searching Bahamas Waters for Downed Aircraft

U.S. Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are responding to a reported downed Cessna aircraft with four people aboard in the vicinity of Freeport Bahamas Airport, Bahamas, Monday morning.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2132 sec (5 req/sec)