Mike Johnson

Profile Updated: March 17, 2012
Residing In: Larkspur, CA USA
Spouse/Partner (Besides name, anniversary date, his/her home town, etc. encouraged): Mary Jo (divorced 1976) Connie (died 2008)
Children: Nick Johnson,born 1972
Chris Johnson, born 1973
Nick Nygaard, born 1977(step son)
Chris More…Nygaard, born 1978(step son)
Occupation: Retired (effective 12/31/2010)
In which military department/component/branch did you serve? US Navy - enlisted  
In what city and state were you born?

Gulfport, Mississippi

Comments (May be used for education / training institutions attended after high school along with dates):

Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL - 1962, 1963
UW Oskosh - 1964
UW Milwaukee - 1965

School Story (Reflections such as highlights, lowlights, successes, regrets):

football team 2 years
golf team 4 years
hung out at Krueger's Lanes
Shrimps on Pike Lake for lunch hour senior year

What class/classes at MFHS best served you in your career?

Latin

What class/classes at MFHS best served you outside of your career?

Latin

Who was your favorite / most influential teacher at MFHS?

Miss Ronan

What was the first car you ever owned (model and year)?

1953 Chevy

What was the first computer you ever owned (brand and year)?

HP. 2000

What was the last music purchase you made (song/album/artist)?

Greatest hits of Frank Sinatra

What other songs/artists would we find on your iPod/music player?

sorry, I only have my car radio

What are your favorite book(s)?

Hawaii by James Minchner

What is/are your favorite movie(s) of all time?

Sound of Music

What television programs do you like to watch?

Minnesota Vikings and Twins game boradcasts
The Golf Channel

What sport(s) do you engage in now?

golf and fishing

What hobbies do you engage in now?

exercising, reading, travel

How many tattoos do you have?

none

How many body piercings do you have?

you're kidding, right?

To what professional / fraternal / other organizations do you currently belong?

Minnesota Grocers Association
Mendakota Country Club, St. Paul, MN

Which states have you visited?

all 50

In which states have you lived and when?

Moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota in 1976 and lived there until February 2011 when I move to California

Besides the US, what countries have you visited and when?

Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, Jamaica, Bahamas, Thailand, Taipei, South Viet Nam(1969)

Do you have a personalized license plate? If so, what does it say?

nope

How old do you feel?

57

What animal would you be if you could choose one?

dog

What would your classmates find surprising about you?

that I never grew up

What items are left on your "bucket list?"

I never broke 70 in golf; probably too late now.

How many total years of military service did you have?

4 (1368 days)

Who told you about this web site?

Dave VanAlstyne

In what year did you go on active duty?

1966

In what year were you discharged?

1970

What was your career field/job title/duties?

Boatswains mate (swabby)
Radarman (scope dope)
Radioman (shit for brains)

Please list the bases/locations/dates where you were assigned.

USS Garcia (Destroyer Escort) - Newport, RI
Great Lakes Naval Training Center - North Chicago
US Naval Station - Fallon, NV
Inshore Undersea Warfare Group - Cam Rahn Bay, South Viet Nam

Which of the following decorations/citations were awarded to you?
a. Congressional Medal of Honor
b. Purple Heart
c. Silver/Bronze Star
e. Specialty Badge
f. Unit Achievement
g. All other decorations/ribbons

...can't remember (nothing heroic)

Do you have any children/grandchildren that served/are serving?

son - Lieutenant Christopher M Johnson - US Naval Pilot

What is your favorite home cooked meal?

outdoor grilled steak

What is your favorite dessert (in home or out)?

peacon pie

What is your favorite place to eat away from home?

Zelo - Minneapolis

#50. This is a special one-time reconciliation inquiry beginning January of 2011. As of today, is all your contact information up-to-date?

No

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Posted: Dec 24, 2016 at 7:36 AM
This isJackie Millunzi and me in Hawaii November 2010. Jackie and I live together in Larkspur, CA now.
Posted: Dec 24, 2016 at 7:36 AM
My wedding day, June 3, 1983 with Connie and my 2 boys with her 2 boys - Nick & Chris Johnson (10 & 8) and Nick & Chris Nygaard (5 & 3).