Graduated from UPT at Williams AFB in April of 1978. Two assignments flying the A-10 Warthog in Europe and then at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson.
Two years with the 3rd Brigade, 4th Ifantry Division (Mech), at ft Carson.
Three years at Hill AFB flying the F-16 A/B, before assorted satff assignments in Korea and at Air Command and Staff College.
Operations Officer for the 80th Fighter Squadron (Juvats) from 1993-1994, followed by four years at Luke AFB AZ, culminating as the initial Squadron Commander of the 21st Fighter Squadron, (Taiwan Air Force).