Marries his wife, Norma.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the University of Wichita.
Enters the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a colonel in 1981.
Undertakes active service during the Vietnam War.
Receives a Bronze Star Medal from the U.S. Air Force.
Twice-receives Distinguished Flying Crosses from the U.S. Air Force.
Obtains a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University.
Receives the Legion of Merit from the U.S. Air Force.
Works for the Office of Personnel Management in the State of Oklahoma until 1997.
Advances to become the director of operations for the Office of Personnel Management.
Maintains membership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Daelin Organization.