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Cooper, Mike Henry Anthony

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number O-15595; U-16715; H49637602;
 
Birth 20/12/1936 Death (nk)
Place Sutton Coldfield Place (nk)
Area Warwickshire Area (nk)
Country UK Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours Commander's Commendations, Maritime Command and Air Command; Commander of the Meritorious Order of CISM 1998;
Awards Naval Officers' Association Gold Medallion 2006; Inducted into CF Sports Hall of Fame 1998;
Qualifications CMA; BA (UBC Mathematics);
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R) 1954. He served in HMCS Discovery (UBC) for UNTD 1954. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Training 1954. He served in HMCS Huron 1955. He served in HMCS Lauzon for Sea Training 1956. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/07/1957). (Transferred to RCN). He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 05/06/1958). He served in HMCS Ontario for Sea Training 1958. He served in HMCS St. Laurent for Sea Training 1958. He served in HMCS Assiniboine for Sea Training 1958. He served in HMCS Stadacona additional for General List Training 1958. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in HMCS Kootenay 1959. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1959). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Pre-Fleet Course "Alpha" 1959. He served in HMCS St. Croix 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 05/02/1962). He served in HMCS Chaudiere as Assistant Operations Officer 1962. He served in HMCS Chaudiere as Supply Officer 1963. He served in HMCS Bytown additional for RIA Course at HMCS Carleton University 1964. He served in NDHQ additional for duty with Director General Naval Supply 1966. He served in CFB Halifax as Base Audit Officer 1966. He served in HMCS Bonaventure as Assistant Supply Officer 1968. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1968). He served in CFB Halifax as Management Services Officer 1969. He served in Maritime Command Headquarters as Senior Staff Officer Finance 1971. He served in NDHQ on staff of Director Procurement and Supply Communications and Electronics (DPSCE3) 1973. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 03/08/1973). He served in NDHQ as Finance Section Head on staff of Director Procurement and Supply Services (DSupS3) 1973. He served in USN Naval Supply Management for Senior Foreign Officers Course (Washington DC) 1974. He served in CFB Halifax as Base Comptroller 1975. He served in Maritime Command HQ as Senior Staff Officer Finance 1978. He served in Directing Staff Advanced Logistics Officers Course Canadian Forces School of Administration and Logistics CFB Borden 1979. He was appointed as a Captain (N) 1980. He served in NDHQ as Director Procurement and Supply Finances 1980. He served in Maritime Command HQ as Command Comptroller 1983. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 04/07/1986). He served in NDHQ as Director General Personnel Services 1986. (He was retired on 08/02/1992.) He served on Naval Reserve service 1992-1998. (He was released in 1998).
 
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Anecdotes
He was the Chief of Delegation Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) 1986-1991. He was the Commodore of the Canadian Forces Sailing Association 1989-1991. He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Forces Exchange System (CANEX) 1989-1991. He was Presiden t of the of Nova Scotia Naval Officers Association 1996-2001. President of the Naval Officers Association of Canada 2003-2005.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Email (M.H.A. Cooper - Nauticapedia 06/07/2014); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2015-01-05

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