Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1978, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1992. Clinical nurse Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Denver, 1978-1981. Clinical head nurse 5502d Aug Hospital, 1981-1983.
Clinical nurse Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, 1983-1984, clinical head nurse, 1984-1985, quality improvement nurse, 1985-1988. Assistant chief department clinical investigations Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, 1992-1996. Chief medical nursing section Landstuhl Reg.
Med Center, Germany, since 1996. Officer advanced course AMEDD United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1984-1985, clinical head nurse course, 1986. Combined arms and services staff United States Army Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1986, Command and General Staff College, 1994.