FRA National President Marvin Johnson (1965)
FRA National President Marvin Johnson
Delegates to the FRA's (Fleet Reserve Association) 72nd National Convention held in Cherry Hill, N.J., have elected Marvin W. Johnson of Tacoma, Wash., by unanimous acclamation to serve as National President for 1999-2000.
NP Johnson entered the Navy in September of 1954 and was trained as an Aviation Electricians Mate. Johnson's 20 years of active duty service included assignments to aviation squadrons at Moffett Field, Calif.; NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii; NAS North Island, Calif.; and a tour with VAW-11 Det. Q aboard USS Bennington (CVS-20). He also served with Guided Missile Group 2 at Chincoteague, Va., and the Naval Missile Center in Pt. Mugu, Calif. In addition to his tour with the USS BENNINGTON, Johnson also served in USS Kearsarge (CVS-33), and USS Ticonderoga (CVS-10), participating in three cruises to Vietnam. He retired from the Navy in 1974 as a Chief Aviation Electricians Mate. Following his military service, Johnson worked for Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Company, later called US West, in several capacities. He retired from US West as an Outside Plant Engineer in 1990 and contracted with US West and other companies until he fully retired in 1998.
Since joining FRA Tacoma Branch 104 in 1982, Johnson has served as vice president and president at the branch, regional, and national levels. He has been active at numerous national conventions and national Board of Directors meetings. Johnson has served as secretary for Branch 104 since 1987, and most recently served as FRA's 1998-1999 National Vice President.
Re: [Fwd: FRA's - Feature Article (November 1999)]
Thu, 17 Aug 2000 12:08:31 -0400
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Dear Shipmate Pires:
You have the FRA's permission to place the feature article on the USS BENNINGTON'S website. Please note and/or credit the author and reprint permission granted by FRA where appropriate. With my best wishes, I remain, In loyalty, protection, and service,