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Commanding Officer
Cmdr. Eric Johnson 

Cmdr. Eric Johnson is a native of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, and graduated from Fort Gibson High School.  He then attended the United States Naval Academy and graduated in with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.  He commissioned May 2002 and went to flight school in Pensacola where he received his wings in January 2004. He received a Master of Systems Analysis degree from Navy Postgraduate School in March 2012.

His first fleet tour was at the “Fleet Angels” of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron (HC) 2 before transitioning to the Helicopter Mine Countermeasures community.  His operational assignments include two tours at the “Vanguard” of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14 as a junior officer and as a sea dragon weapons and tactics instructor, and department head and commanding officer at the “Blackhawks” of HM-15. He has over 2,100 hours primarily in the mighty MH-53E Sea Dragon.

His shore assignments include an instructor tour at Airborne Mine Countermeasures Weapon Systems Training School, helicopter department head and shore detailer at PERS-43, and OPNAV N98 MH-53E requirements officer.

Johnson’s personal awards include a Meritorious Service Medal, 4 Navy Commendation Medals and various other unit awards.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAPDoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster | Information quality | Public Use notice | Useful Links
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