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CMDCM Craig Johnson

A native of Santa Rosa, California, Master Chief Craig Johnson enlisted in the U.S. Navy August 1995 and attended Basic Training and ET “A” School in Great Lakes, Illinois.

His sea duty assignments include duty on an aircraft carrier, frigates and destroyer. During these tours, he deployed to multiple theaters throughout the world. He served as Leading Petty Officer onboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67); CE Leading Chief Petty Officer onboard USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58); Combat Systems Departmental Leading Chief Petty Officer onboard USS Thach (FFG 43); CE Leading Chief Petty Officer onboard USS Sterett (DDG 104).

His shore duty assignments include satellite technician in NAVCOMTELSTA Bahrain; satellite technician JCSE MacDill AFB; maintenance technician Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Mayport, Florida; Team Leader Afloat Training Group, Mayport. 

His previous command tours were with LCS Crew 201, which was permanently stationed onboard the USS Independence (LCS 2) and USS Dewey (DDG 105).

Master Chief Johnson is designated Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Master Training Specialist and Afloat Training Specialist. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), and various campaign and service medals.

Johnson assumed duties as NAS Meridian’s Command Master Chief in August 2021.

Last Updated: 9 March 2022


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