Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Wichita State University, 1963. Master of Science in Systems Management, United States Air Force Institute of Technology, 1969. Graduate Air War College, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1982.
Graduate Professional Military Controllers School, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, 1985.
Commissioned officer United States Air Force, 1963, advanced through grades to colonel, since 1985. F-15 program officer Headquarters Systems Command, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, 1973-1976. Finance analyst, programmer Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, 1976-1980.
Deputy chief program control, space launch & control system Space division, Los Angeles Air Force Station, 1980-1983, chief business management, 1983-1985. Comptroller Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 1985-1987. Chief program control Space Launch Systems, Space division, Los Angeles Air Force Base, 1987-1988, special assistant to deputy, since 1988.
Member American Society Military Controllers (local chapter president 1985-1987), Air Force Association.
Married Barbara Ann Griffin, January 22, 1961. Children: Charles Clinton, Diane Lyne.