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Commanding Officer
COCAPT Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education, with a Special Education Endorsement from Whitworth University in 1988. She was employed as a special education teacher while completing her Master of Education in Counseling and Guidance, also at Whitworth.

She went on to earn a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in La Mirada, California. She received her commission and reported to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) for her internship year in 1998. Just 10 months into her post-internship assignment at Naval Hospital Bremerton, Johnson reported to the USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70), where she served as the battle group psychologist during two Western Pacific deployments.


In 2004, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital Boston. Johnson was then assigned to Naval Hospital Yokosuka for her utilization tour, where she assumed the duties of Director, Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) and was responsible for six EDIS divisions across Mainland Japan. She returned to NMCSD in the fall of 2006, and in January 2007 deployed with the U.S. Army 113th Combat Stress Company, Camp Stryker detachment in Baghdad. She served a second tour in Iraq from August 2008 to March 2009, with the 1st Marine Logistics Group, Combat Logistics Battalion 5, and spent seven months providing psychological care for Marine Corps units across Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

While assigned to NMCSD, she served as Division Officer for the Fleet Mental Health Clinic on the Naval Base San Diego waterfront, and also carried out the duties of the NMCSD Command Managed Equal Opportunity Program Manager.


In the fall of 2010, Johnson reported to Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP) and was subsequently deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Marine Logistics Group. After serving seven months as the Officer in Charge of Alpha Surgical Company, Camp Dwyer Detachment, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, she returned to NHCP and assumed the duties of Director for Mental Health. During her tour she stood up the Warrior Recovery Center and oversaw the delivery of care to United States Marines returning from deployment with combat stress related conditions and Traumatic Brain Injuries.


In 2013 she was selected to provide oversight for the full range of Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Rehabilitation services as the Director of Mental Health at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, while also serving as the Assistant Specialty Leader for Navy Clinical Psychology.

She served as the Executive Officer, NMCSD from June 2017 to June 2019. In August 2019, she assumed command of Naval Hospital Bremerton, Washington.


Over the course of five overseas deployments, Johnson earned her Surface Warfare Medical Officer and Fleet Marine Force Officer qualifications. Personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (five awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), and various service and unit awards.

Executive Officer

Captain Thecly Hines Scott is a native of Charleston, South Carolina.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a Master of Science in Nursing - Midwifery and Women’s Health from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from Duquesne University.

Scott began her Navy career after completing Basic Training in Orlando, Florida in 1989.  She completed Aviation Electronic Technician A- School and reported to Patrol Squadron Five (VP-5) in Jacksonville, Florida.  With VP-5, she deployed in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and received the Naval ROTC – Nurse option scholarship. She was commissioned in 1995 and reported to the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, assigned as a staff nurse on the Mother-Infant unit. In 1997, she transferred to U. S. Naval Hospital Guam, where she worked as a staff nurse on the Labor, Delivery, and Recovery unit.  She reported to Naval Recruiting District, Richmond, Virginia, in 1999 and served as a medical officer recruiter. 

In 2002, she reported to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida where she established and served as the division officer for an obstetrical triage and antenatal testing center.  She was selected for duty under instruction to complete graduate education in a Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program.  Following graduate school, she reported to U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa in 2007 to complete her utilization tour as a certified nurse-midwife. 

Scott reported to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) in 2010 where she served as the Department Head, Obstetrics and Gynecology.  In 2011, she became the first female and nurse to be appointed as the Director of Surgical Services at NHB.  She led 10 departments, which provided outpatient and inpatient surgical care for over 36,000 beneficiaries.  She also served as the acting lead for the Puget Sound Military Health System Surgical Consortium, which included surgical team members from Madigan Army Medical Center, NHB, and Naval Hospital Oak Harbor to maximize surgical patient care through joint service partnerships. Additionally, in 2015, she received the Kitsap SUN Health Care Heroes Military Medical Personnel Award. 

In 2015, she transferred to Naval Medical Center San Diego where she initially served as a staff nurse-midwife before becoming the department head for Maternal Infant Nursing.  She managed a team of 142 staff members providing care on the level III labor and delivery unit, perinatal specialty care unit, and maternal infant care unit.  She also served as the senior nurse for the Surgical Services Directorate and was responsible for all nursing care across the perioperative and surgical outpatient services.  In 2017, she deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where she served as the executive officer for the NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit.  

Her personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various service and unit awards.

Command Master Chief
Robert J. Stockton, CMDCM (AW/SW)

Command Master Chief Stockton, born in Bremerton, Washington, enlisted in the United States Navy in October 1995. Following completion of Basic Training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois he reported to Naval Technical Training Center, Meridian, Mississippi, where he completed Personnelman “A” school. Upon graduation, he reported for duty aboard USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72).

His follow on operational assignments include USS HARPERS FERRY (LSD 49) homeported in Sasebo, Japan; VAW-125 in Norfolk, Virginia; Base Command Group Al-Asad, Iraq as an individual augmentee in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN 74) homeported in Bremerton, Washington and Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

Additionally, he was stationed ashore at Personnel Support Activity Detachment Bangor, Washington; Personnel Support Activity Detachment Okinawa, Japan and reported for instructor duty at Naval Technical Training Center, Meridian, Mississippi.

During his career, he earned an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist designators. He completed the Command Career Counselor school and was awarded the 9588 Navy Enlisted Classification. As the lead instructor for the Navy’s Administration schoolhouse, he earned the instructor 9502 Navy Enlisted Classification and qualified as a Master Training Specialist. He graduated from the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 182 in September 2014

Throughout his career, he continued his formal education by earning an Associate’s of Arts degree from Central Texas College in 2004, a Baccalaureate of Science from Excelsior College in 2007 and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma in 2012.

In 2016, during his tour onboard USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN 74) he was selected as a Command Senior Chief. In April 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Command Master Chief. In August 2016, he was assigned as the Command Master Chief Electronic Attack Squadron 132, homeported in Whidbey Island, Washington. As of March 2019, he is currently serving as the Command Master Chief for Naval Hospital Bremerton.

Command Master Chief Stockton’s decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal (four awards) and various unit and campaign awards.