Bachelor of Science cum laud, United States Military Academy, 1983. Master of Philosophy in Modern History with distinction, Oxford (England) University, 1993.
Commissioned United States Army, 1983, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 2000, platoon leader, battery executive officer 1-62 American Dental Association (C/V) Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 1984-1987. Assistant S-3 Plans, S-4 and Battery Commander 2-43 American Dental Association (Patriot) Hanau, Germany, 1988-1991. Battery Commander B/2-43 American Dental Association Gulf War SWA, 1991.
Assistant professor history United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1993-1996. Theater Missile Defense evaluation officer Air Defense Directorate Operational Test and Evaluation Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 1996-1998. Executive officer 2-6 American Dental Association, Fort Bliss, Texas, 1998-1999.
Chief AD branch, requirements division DCD, 1999-2000. Air defense readiness branch chief (OMC-K) USASATMO, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, since 2000. Chairman American Civility Project, 1996-1999.
Founder, president Northbrook Teenage Representatives, Houston, 1975-1979. Youth advisor State of Texas to Citizens for the Republic, 1978-1979. Page, Republican National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri, 1976.
Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Military Order of Saint Barbara, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Maria Aida Albesa, December 21, 1985. Stepchildren: Catalina Louise Schmitz, Danilo Albesa Calabia.