Party affiliation: Republican
Commissioned 2nd lieutenant Nurse Corps, United States Army, 1967, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1985. Staff nurse Fort Bragg Hospital, North Carolina, 1967—1968, Vietnam, 1968—1969. Head nurse, supervisor department clinics Germany, 1972—1974.
Special projects officer department nursing Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1974—1975. Nursing methods analyst, computer project officer William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, 1977—1981. Assistant chief department nursing Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, 1981—1982.
Chief functional branch and computer project contracting officer Health Services Command, Fort Sam Houston, 1982—1986. Chief nursing methods branch and medical expense performance reporting branch Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, since 1986. Operational test director Composite Health Care Systems Office Secretary Defense, Washington, since 1987.
Evening charge nurse Porter Memorial Hospital, Denver, 1969—1970.