Thomas Rimmer (RAF officer)

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Thomas Rimmer
Born (1948-12-16) 16 December 1948 (age 73)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service1971–2004
Rank Air Vice Marshal
Commands held British Forces Cyprus (2000–03)
Royal Air Force College Cranwell (1998–00)
RAF Cottesmore (1990–92)
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air

Air Vice Marshal Thomas William "Bill" Rimmer, CB , OBE (born 16 December 1948) is a former Royal Air Force officer who served as Commander of British Forces Cyprus.

RAF career

Educated at Morrison's Academy and at the University of Edinburgh, Rimmer joined the Royal air Force in 1971. [1] He became Head of the RAF Presentation Team in 1989, Station Commander at RAF Cottesmore in 1990 and Senior UK Military Officer at the Western European Union in 1992. [1] He went on to be Commandant of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell in 1998 and Commander British Forces Cyprus and Administrator of the Sovereign Base Areas in 2000 before retiring in 2004. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Who's Who 2010, A & C Black, 2010, ISBN   978-1-4081-1414-8
  2. "Ministry of Defence and Senior Tri-Service Appointments" (PDF). Retrieved 7 June 2015.
Military offices
Preceded by Commander British Forces Cyprus
2000–2003
Succeeded by