Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1949.
Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army, 1945. Advanced through grades to general United States Air Force, 1984. Commander Sheppard Technology Training Center, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1979-1980, 3d Air Force, Mildenhall Royal Air Force Station, United Kingdom, 1980-1981.
Vice Commander United States Air Forces Europe, Ramstein AB, Federal Republic Germany, 1981-1983. Inspector general Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, 1983-1984. Commander-in-chief Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, since 1984.
President United Way Combined Federal Campaign, Sacramento, 1974, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1979, Transatlantic council Boy Scouts American, Ramstein, 1981-1983. Member Air Force Association, Air Force Sgts. Association, Order of Daedalians.
Married Dolores Bernadette Belin, September 6, 1947. Children– Sherry Ann, Barbara Lynn, William Robert, Thomas Jay.