Bachelor of science in physics from University of Arizona, 1972; Ph.D. in meteorology from the University of Utah, 1979; Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 1990; Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.; 1985 selected as USAF Air Weather Service Officer; was assigned for STS-61M; then he worked in the Pentagon; retired on September 01, 2000; 17. August 2000 - August 2002, Vice President IPS MeteoStar Inc.; 18. August 2002 - September 2005, President, IPS MeteoStar, Inc.; since 19. August 2005 Deputy Director, Distribution Portfolio Management, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems Directorate (TCJ6), U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois.
Birth Place: Cottonwood, Arizona.