Cooper, Thomas, CAPT

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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1991-2000, 111X, US European Command (USEUCOM)
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1968 - 2000
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Great Lakes
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Rock
Panama Canal
Persian Excursion
Suez Canal

 Official Badges 

US European Command ComSixthFleet US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

 Military Association Memberships
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA)Navy League of the United StatesMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)
United States Naval Institute
  1971, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) [Verified]
  1971, United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1971, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Collecting, buying, storing and selling antique glass.

Other Comments:
After retirement from the US Navy, served as the Deputy,  Consultation, Command and Control, NATO Headquarters, (NHQC3S) in Brussels, Belgium for four years before going to work for Cisco.
Coordinated Cisco Systems contacts with NATO and Joint Operations Commands and the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium until retirement on 24 September 2009.
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Command at Sea

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1969, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 181
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Farragut (DLG-6)Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Staff)
NAVCOMSTA Sidi Yahia, MoroccoUSS Springfield (CLG-7)USS Little Rock (CLG-4)COMSIXTHFLT
USS Dale (CG-19)NCTAMS WESTPAC/NCTAMS GuamSWO Department Head CourseUSS Mississippi (CGN-40)
Naval War College (Staff)USS William H. Standley (CG-32)CNO - OPNAVUSS MacDonough (DDG-39)
US European Command (USEUCOM)
  1969-1969, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1969-1970, (RM) Radioman A School
  1970-1971, RM-0000, USS Farragut (DLG-6)
  1970-1971, Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Staff)
  1971-1973, 111X, NAVCOMSTA Sidi Yahia, Morocco
  1973-1973, 111X, USS Springfield (CLG-7)
  1973-1975, 111X, USS Little Rock (CLG-4)
  1973-1975, 111X, COMSIXTHFLT
  1975-1977, 111X, USS Dale (CG-19)
  1977-1979, 111X, NCTAMS WESTPAC/NCTAMS Guam
  1979-1980, 111X, SWO Department Head Course
  1980-1982, 111X, USS Mississippi (CGN-40)
  1982-1983, 111X, College of Naval Command and Staff (Cadre), Naval War College (Staff)
  1983-1984, 111X, SWO Pre-Executive Officer Afloat Course
  1984-1985, 111X, USS William H. Standley (CG-32)
  1985-1988, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1988-1988, 111X, PCO Shipboard Fundamentals
  1988-1991, 111X, USS MacDonough (DDG-39)
  1991-1991, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1991-2000, 111X, US European Command (USEUCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Intercept Operations in Arabian Gulf
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  1992-1996 Operation Provide Promise (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1999-1999 Operation Noble Anvil (Allied Force)
 Colleges Attended 
Yale University
  1964-1968, Yale University
  1982-1983, Navy Command and Staff College
  1982-1983, Salve Regina University
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