Bachelor, University Kansas, 1965. Student, Basic School, 1965. Student, Flight Training School, 1970.
Student, Amphibious Warfare School, 1973. Student, Air Command and Staff College, 1979. Student, National War College, 1985.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1965, advanced through grades to major general, 1993, platoon Commander, co-commander 3d Battalion 4th Marine regiment, 1966-1967, officer selection officer 9th Marine Corps District, 1967-1969, basic training officer fighter/attack training Squadron 201, 1970-1971, assistant maintenance officer Training Squadron 4, 1971-1972, Fighter/Attack Squadron 232, 1973-1974, standardization officer Fighter/Attack Squadron 212, 1974-1976, aide-de-camp to commanding general and plans officer Fleet Marine Force Pacific Headquarters, 1976-1978, executive officer headquarters and maintenance squadron Beaufort, South Carolina, 1979-1980, commanding officer Fighter/Attack Squadron 251, 1980-1981, executive officer Marine Aircraft Group 15 Japan, 1981-1982, special operations officer Headquarters Arlington, Virginia, 1982, special analyst Office Undersec. Defense Washington, 1983-1984, commanding officer Air Station Beaufort, 1985-1987, assistant branch head Aviation Plans & Policies Branch Headquarters, 1987-1988, aide to secretary Navy, 1988-1990, Commander Air Base Eastern Area, 1990-1993, deputy assistant secretary Nay Expeditionary Warfaer- research, Development, & Acquisition, 1993-1995, assistant chief staff for Command Control, Communication, Computers, director Intelligence, chief information officer, 1995-1997, vice president operations international, 1997-1998. Executive vice president, cfo, cio, 1998-2000.
Principal, technical stratefies & alliances United States Marine Corps, since 2000.
Member Partnerships in Education, Beaufort, 1985. Member Japan-American Community Council, Japan, 1981-1982. Member Parent-Teachers Association, Burke, Virginia, 1982-1985.
Member Low Country council Boy Scouts American, 1986. Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Beaufort, 1986. Member United States Marine Corps Association, United States Naval Aviation Museum Society, Marine Corps Aviation Association, Beaufort Chamber of Commerce (President's award 1987), Rotary, Phi Delta Theta.
Married Gayle Lydia Kreutzer, June 30, 1968. Children: Heather Louise, Carrie Anne.