Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Alabama, 1968. Postgraduate, Industrial College Armed Forces, 1973.
Doctor Public Affairs (honorary), Columbia College, 1992.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1957;
advanced through grades to brigadier general, United States Air Force, 1980;
chief data services division 306th Combat Support Group, United States Air Force, McCoy Air Force Base, Florida, 1963-1967;
management analyst Office Deputy Chief of Staff, comptroller Military AssistanceCommand, United States Air Force, Saigon, Vietnam, 1968-1969;
chief advanced logistics systems plans and management group Air Force Logistics Command, United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., 1969-1972;
chief cost factors branch, chief security assistance branch, United States Air Force, Washington, 1973-1975;
Directorate Management Analysis, Office of Comptroller, United States Air Force, Washington, 1973-1975;
director program and budget Office Deputy Chief of Staff, comptroller Headquarters Air Force Systems Command, United States Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland., 1980-1982;
commander United States Military Entrance Processing Command, United States Air Force, North Chicago, Illinois, 1982-1985;
retired, United States Air Force, 1985;
president, Women in Military Svc. Memorial Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, since 1987. President of the board directors Pentagon Federal Credit Union, 1975-1982.
Board regents Institute Cost Analysis, 1979-1983. Air Force senior military representative Defense Advisory Committee on Women in Services, 1982-1985. Chairman Committee on Women in Armed Forces, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 1984-1985.
Board of directors Air Force Retired Officer Community, 1986-1990. Member of advisory bd.Jane Addams Conference. Member board of trustees The Teller Foundation.
Member International Women's Forum.