1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Captain Missouri Air National Guard, 1946-1951. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Technology Management award 1968, Reed aeronautics medal 1980).
Member American Defense Preparedness Association (president St. Louis chapter 1979-1980), Navy League United States (life), National aeronautics Association, Air Force Association, Armed Forces Management Association, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Omega, Sigma Tau Beta. Clubs: Bellerive Country, St. Louis.