Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, 1954. Graduate, Naval Flight and Training College, 1960. Graduate, Air War College, 1973.
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, 1966. Master of Business Administration, Auburn University, 1973.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1954, advanced through grades to colonel, 1976. Special assistant to assistant secretary Navy Research and Development, 1973—1976. Commanding officer Naval Air Rework Facility, Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1976—1979, Marine Aircraft Group 36, Okinawa, Japan, 1979—1980.
Battle staff Commander Atlantic Command, 1980—1981. Retired, 1981; production manager commercial division Sperry Flight Systems, Phoenix, 1981—1984. President Nehemiah Corporation, since 1985.
Director engineering and development Hydroil, Inc., since 1986, consultant aviation industry. Member advisory board Arizona Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program Inc. Speaker Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International.
Member Assembly of God Church. Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate. Founder, chairman technical committee aerospace maintenance), Marine Corps Association, American Helicopter Society.
Married Beverly Ann Aughey, September 1, 1951. Children: Valerie Lynn Hall, Stephanie Lee Hanners.