Crossing the Bar – Commodore Thomas R. Cook, Jr

Monday, June 2, 2014


National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison regrets to inform you

of the death of Coast Guard Auxiliary family member


Commodore Thomas Roland Cook, Jr.

PDCO – District Eighth Coastal Region


Graveside services were held on Friday, May 30, 2014

At 1000 at the Lynn Haven Cemetery

Near Panama City, Florida


Information from:

Thomas Roland Cook, Jr. (Lt. Col., USAF Retired), 95, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Lt. Col. Cook was an Air Force pilot where he fought in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

After his retirement, Lt. Col. Cook volunteered for over 40 years with the Coast Guard Auxiliary (Flotilla 16) including a tour as District Commodore. Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lynn Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Southerland Family Funeral Home.


Tags: ,


Leave a Comment

We welcome your comments on postings at all Coast Guard sites/journals. These are sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard to provide a forum to talk about our work providing maritime safety, security and stewardship for the American people to secure the homeland, save lives and property, protect the environment, and promote economic prosperity.

The information provided is for public information only and is not a distress communication channel. People in an emergency and in need of Coast Guard assistance should use VHF-FM Channel 16 (156.8 MHz), dial 911, or call their nearest Coast Guard unit.

All comments submitted are moderated. The Coast Guard retains the discretion to determine which comments it will post and which it will not. We expect all contributors to be respectful. We will not post comments that contain personal attacks of any kind; refer to Coast Guard or other employees by name; contain offensive terms that target specific ethnic or racial groups, or contain vulgar language. We will also not post comments that are spam, are clearly off topic, or that promote services or products.

The U.S. Coast Guard disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from any comments posted on this page. This forum may not be used for the submission of any claim, demand, informal or formal complaint, or any other form of legal and/or administrative notice or process, or for the exhaustion of any legal and/or administrative remedy.

If you have specific questions regarding a U.S. Coast Guard program that involves details you do not wish to share publicly please contact the program point of contact listed at

The U.S. Coast Guard will not collect or retain Personally Identifiable Information unless you voluntarily provide it to us. To view the U.S. Coast Guards Privacy Policy, please visit:

Please note: Anonymous comments have been disabled for this journal. It is preferred that you use your real name when posting a comment. WE WILL POST THE NAME YOU ENTER WHEN YOU SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT. Also, you are welcome to use Open ID or other user technologies that may be available.