• Graduated Pittsburg State University in 1984.
  • Commanded the Headquarters and Support Company during Operation Desert Storm participating in the push to Kuwait City and security of several Embassy facilities.  Chief Special Forces Training and Doctrine at U.S. Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.  U.S. Army Special Operations Command (Airborne) served as the Inspector General.  Chief Military Transition Team Iraq Counter terrorism Command.
  • Awards and Decorations include: Bronze Star with OLC, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 OLC. Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist, Combat Infantryman, and  Air Assault Badges.  Kuwait Liberation Medal, Saudi Arabian and Kuwait Liberation Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Southwest Asian Campaign Medal w/2 Battle Stars.