Surgical Intensive Care Unit nurse Scott and White Hospital, Temple, Texas, 1981-1986. Intensive Care Unit registry staff nurse Nurse Pro Inc., San Diego, 1986-1987. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1987, advanced through grades to captain, 1987.
Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Scott Air Force Base (Illinois) Hospital, 1987-1990. Assistant head nurse George Air Force Base (California) Hospital, 1990-1991, head nurse multi-service unit, 1991-1992. Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit Walson Air Force Base Hospital, Fort Dix, New Jersey, since 1992.