Hansford T. Johnson

Military Person from United States of America

Hansford T. Johnson Hansford Tillman (HT) Johnson (born January 3, 1936) is a retired four star general in the U.S. Air Force who served as the Acting United States Secretary of the Navy, overseeing the United States Navy and Marine Corps (Acting) in the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. He is the only retired Air Force officer to ever hold that position. Prior to that he was Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installation and Environment). He currently works at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Johnson was born in 1936, in Aiken, South Carolina. He graduated from high school in 1953 and then attended Clemson College. He was the outstanding graduate in thermodynamics and aerodynamics from the United States Air Force Academy in 1959, received a master's degree in aeronautics from Stanford University in 1967 and a master's degree in business from the University of Colorado in 1970. Johnson also graduated from the Air Force Squadron Officer School, Army Command and General Staff College, National War College, and the advanced management program at Dartmouth College. General Johnson was the first graduate of the United States Air Force Academy to achieve the rank of General. After  ( Wikipedia article )


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Hansford Johnson
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


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United States Air Force Academy
Stanford University

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