Commander - Navy
He is a veteran having served in the US Navy for 10 years on active sea-duty (4 years Vietnam), and 6 years Ready Reserve as a Machinery Repairman 1st Class; achieving Chief Petty Officer (E-7) upon Honorable Discharge.
He resides in Yerington, Nevada, and was the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8084 Commander, State Deputy Legislative Chair representing all 9,000 VFW members, and the Chairman of the United Veterans Legislative Council representing nearly 500,000 Nevada Veterans, Military, and their families in the State Legislature.
His leadership experience within the VFW over the last 5 years has been as Junior Vice Commander, Senior Vice Commander, and Commander at Post 8084. At the same time, he served as Junior Vice Commander, Senior Vice Commander, and Commander of District 1.