Bachelor of Science, United States Air Force Academy, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Auburn University, 1973.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1963; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Air Force fighter pilot 1st TAC Fighter Wing, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, 1976-1982; deputy director international program, Washington, 1983-1986; deputy director plans Pacific Air Command, Honolulu, 1986-1987; chief of safety Pacific Air Command, Honolulu, 1987-1988; chief air force division, Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Bangkok, Thailand, 1989-1992; retired, 1992; chairman, R&R Aviation Svc., Ltd., Bangkok, 1992-1993; freelance writer, Long Beach, California, since 1993.
Member Air Force Association, Long Beach Writers Group.
Married Mary Ann Bowers, June 26, 1963 (divorced June 1985). Children: Scott Gerald, Thomas Michael, Michael David. Married Carol L. Leviton, May 28, 1986.