Rear Adm. Stephen Johnson became commander of the Naval Information Systems Management Center on Aug. 1 succeeding Rear Adm. James Davidson who retired.
Johnson a career submariner servedon a number of attack and ballistic missile submarines his most recent command was the USS Corpus Christi. Following that tour Johnson was selected as a Chief of Naval Operations Fellow studying problems in national security and military policy at the War College in Newport R.I.
Johnson was tapped as a major acquisition program manager in 1992 and upon completion of the program managers course at the Defense Management College served as PM for submarine electronics systems from December 1993 to April 1996. During this time the New Attack Submarine Combat System development program won the Pentagon's Packard Award for Acquisition Reform Excellence.
Two employees of the Defense Information Systems Agency helped subdue an unruly passenger who attempted to open the emergency door of a United Airlines DC-10 en route from San Francisco to Washington's Dulles International Airport earlier this month.
DISA said two employees from its Western Hemisphere unit in Virginia Michael Lee and Bobby Graham subdued the unruly passenger Curtis Gordon Miller after he started swearing at flight attendants and attempting to open the escape hatch.
"The bravery of Lee and Graham may have saved the lives of 281 people " DISA said.