Bachelor of Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1985. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1996.
Associate professor and director international history United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1998—2002. Associate provost and dean of students Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California, 2002—2005. Professor history School of Integrated Studies, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, since 2005.
Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 2002-2005, Presidio of Monterey.
Member of History Science Society, British Society for the History of Science, Society for Military History, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Christine Faith Mach, December 30, 1989.