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Assistant SecNav visits MCLB

By Cpl. Joshua Bozeman | | September 5, 2002

MCLB Albany shared its success with government officials Aug. 29 when the assistant secretary of the Navy visited here.

During his visit Hansford T. Johnson, assistant secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment) met with both Brig. Gen. Bradley M. Lott, commander of Marine Corps Materiel Command here, and Brig. General Richard S. Kramlich, commander of Marine Corps Logistics Bases. The general officers briefed him on current and relevant information.

Johnson also visited the Maintenance Center where he was given a tour and briefed on current operations and successes.

Johnson was accompanied by Rex Williams, who seemed extremely impressed with the Maintenance Center's appearance. Williams commented several times on the overall cleanliness of the work area and how most similar places are not as well kept.

Johnson also said he was impressed with the overall aspects of the Maintenance Center and its workers.

Johnson has served as the assistant secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment) since Aug. 7, 2001. He grew up in Aiken, S.C. and attended Clemson University. In 1989, he became the first Air Force Academy graduate to be promoted t four star general.

Johnson and his wife of 41 years, Linda, live in McLean, Va. They have a son, a daughter and six grandchildren.