Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Wyoming, 1942. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Wyoming, 1963. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Michigan, 1950.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1942; advanced through grades to major general, United States Air Force, 1968; combat tours with 8th Air Force, World World War II assigned theatre headquarters, Frankfort, Germany, 1945-1947; director operations, Armament Labs B53 project officer, chief air defense milliles division, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 1955-1956; chief logistics, director material, 7th Air division SAC, England, 1956-1969; program director Minuteman, later vice commander, Ballistic Systems division, California, 1959-1963; director Apollo program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1964-1969; commander, Air Force Space and Missile System Organisation, 1969-1972; director, National Security Agency, 1972-1973; chief central service security, National Security Agency, 1973; commander, United States Air Force Strategic Air Command, 1973-1975; retired, 1975.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kappa Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi (honorary).
Married Betty Anne Brown, August 15, 1942. Children: Dana Stabile, Janie Culpepper, Kathleen.