Enlisted in US Army in Dec 1971, sworn in Jan 1972 to Delayed Entry Program. Began BCT 19 June 1972. ETS'd June 1975. Was in the VA National Guard till 1993, went into IRR till 1998. Assigned to 477th Chemical Company till retired to US Army Retired Reserve Nov 2000.
Recalled to Active-Duty 13 April 2002 till March 2003 for "operation Enduring Freedom" with an assignment and deployment to Southwest Asia Area of Operations to include Afghanistan.