Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1987. Persian Gulf War/Cold War veterinary. Owner Young Studies Ran Cha Rainc Resorts, Doniphan, Maryland.
Service officer Three Rivers Serenity Group, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, 1989—2002, district 8 special needs committee chairman, since 2001. Plane captain Master At Arms NAval Air Engineering, Lakehurst, New Jersey. Petty officer assistant batch safety PO Navy Lakehurst Ceremonial HonorGuard Unit, Petty officer in charge, rifle team leader.
Patrol squadron Navy Unit Commendation Combat, Commander Catholic War Veterans MBR MOdern Day Veterans.
Local stream team coordinator Missouri Department Conservation, Butler County, Missouri, since 1997, frontiers program leader, since 1998. Water quality monitoring volunteer Missouri Department Natural Resources, 1999—2002. Fellow: Knights of Columbus Knights Colombus (1st degree crusader, Altar Server award 1981).
Member: United States Grant Museum American Words (director), International Society Poets, Disabled American Veterans (life Golden Anchor award 1988), Amherst Society, Iraqi Desert Yacht Club, Gulf of Oman Yacht Club, Gulf of Sidra Yacht Club, Persian Gulf Yacht Club, Persian Gulf Health Club (life. Administrator), American Legion (honor guard).
Children: Jamie Elizabeth, Christen Lee, Sara Rayan.