Entered the Air Force in 1962 in Sulphur, La. Spent 4 years as a Titan 2 Ballistic Missile Analyst Technician in maintenance and as a combat crew member. Re-entered the Air Force in 1971 after college as a navigator flying C-130E aircraft in SE Asia. Became a KC-135 navigator on a combat crew and as a flight instructor. Retired in 1987 after 4 years in the Mildenhall AB command post as a controller. Joined the VFW Post 2195 in 2001 and have been Post Adjutant since 2002. Retired from Global Knowledge after 10 years as tech support for computer based learning products. Currently active in the Kiwanis Club of Allen as past president, Allen Special Olympics as a bocce coach, VFW Post 2195 as adjutant and in charge of the flags at the Allen Veterans Memorial. Married with two children.