Robert P. Coogan
|Robert P. Coogan|
VADM Robert P. Coogan
April 1, 1922 |
Newport, Rhode Island
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1943–1980|
Robert Paul Coogan (born April 1, 1922) is a retired vice admiral in the United States Navy who served as its Commander, Naval Air Forces from 1976 to 1980  and Third Fleet from 1975 to 1976. Coogan also served as Commanding Officer of both USS Shangri-La (CV-38) and USS Tolovana (AO-64), Commander of Task Force 73, directing Navy actions during the Mayaguez incident in 1975, as well as Commandant of Midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy from 1969 until 1971. He was born in Newport, Rhode Island. After leaving the Navy, Coogan worked as president of Aerojet. As of 2014 he resides in San Diego, California.
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