Party affiliation: Republican
Staff nurse McCook (Nebraska) Community Hospital, 1986-1987. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1987, advanced through grades to major, 1991. Staff nurse William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 1987-1991, 5th General Hospital, Bad Cannstadtt, Germany, 1991-1992.
Head nurse, labor and delivery 97th MEDDAC, Frankfurt, Germany, 1992-1994. Staff nurse midwife Tripler Regional Medical Center, 1996-1999, Winn Army Community Hospital, since 1999.