Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1956; Master of Science, George Washington University, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1971.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1956; advanced through grades to general, United States Air Force, 1988; pilot B-47, B-52, RF-4C, United States Air Force, Arizona, Ohio., Thailand, Vietnam, 1957-1971; member of faculty, Air Command and Staff College, Montgomery, Alabama, 1971-1973; student, research associate, National War College, Washington, 1973-1974; deputy commander for operations, vice wing commander, 449 Bomb Wing, Kinross, Michigan, 1974-1975; staff officer plans and operations, United States Air Force Headquarters, Pentagon, Washington, 1975-1978; wing commander, 92 Bomb Wing, Spokane, Washington, 1978-1980; air division commander, 47th/57th Air Division, Washington and North Dakota, 1980-1981; deputy director, director plans, plans and operations, United States Air Force Headquarters, Pentagon, 1981-1985; deputy chief of staff, personnel, Headquarters, Pentagon, 1985-1986; commander, Air Training Command, San Antonio, 1986-1988; chief of staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe), Mons, Belgium, 1988-1991; retired, 1991; director, Air Force Aid Society, Arlington, 1991-1995; executive director, Air Force Association, Arlington, Virginia, since 1995.
Member Air Force Association, Order of Daedalians, Military Order of Carabao, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Tau Omega.
Married Janelle Marie Ohlenbusch, July 19, 1958. Children: Patricia, James, Katherine.