Bachelor of Science in Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1957. Graduate, Field Artillary School. Graduate, United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
Graduate, United States Army War College. Master of Science in Public Administration, Shippensburg State College, Pennsylvania, 1973. Doctor in Public Administration (honorary), Shippensburg University.
Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army, 1957, advanced through grades to general, 1986, deputy chief. of staff Operations and Plans Washington, chief of staff, 1987-1991. With MPRI, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993, president, 1999. Senior vice president, president L-3 Services Group L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.