Joined the Active Army in 1976 as a Private First Class (E-3). Served as a Military Policeman with the 4thInfantry Division at Fort Carson, CO and 3rdArmor Division in Frankfurt, Germany. Commissioned in 1982 in the California Army National Guard. Served in Operation Desert Storm and two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 49thMP Brigade. Retired in 2012 as a Brigadier General (O-7).
California State University, B.A. 1984
Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, JD 1990
U.S. Army War College, Masters in Strategic Studies, 2003
VFW Post 6604 Commander, 2019-