Place of Birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Personal History: Attended Oklahoma State University 1952-1955. Married with 1 son and 1 daughter. Aviation Cadet School at Reese AFB in Lubbock, TX and Kinston, NC.
Place of Recruitment: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Military Occupation: Strategic Air Command-Retired as Lt. Colonel after 20 years.
Service History, Stateside or Abroad: 96th air refueling squadron at Altus AFB, OK, 1956-62; 902nd refueling squadron at Clinton-Sherman AFB, Burns Flat, OK 1962-1966; instructor pilot at Castle AFB, CA 1966-1972. With KC-135 Stratotank, 1972-1973, Vietnam, 1973-1975-Carswell AFB, Ft Worth, TX Chief of training devices and squadron instructor pilot.
Commendations & Honors: Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, AF Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Outstanding Unit Award with 2 Oak Leaves, USAF Combat Readiness. Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, U.S. Vietnam Service Medal, AF Small Arms Expert
Present Location: Carrollton, TX
Carrollton Connection: Homeowner since 1976.