Joined the Air Force on December 16, 1959 in Aviation Cadet Navigator Training Class 20-N at Lackland AFB, Texas. Crew member of the KC-135 from 1960 to 1966 at Fairchild AFB, Washington. Pilot training in class 67-F at Laughlin AFB, Texas. Vietnam in F-100 1968, Transitioned to F-111 at Upper Heyford AFB, England and Nellis AFB, Nevada. Retired Feb 1, 1980.