Rank: Chief Warrant 4
Hometown: Frontenac, KS
Wartime Locations: Tours in Kosovo, Iraq, Germany, and US/Mexico Border
Wartime Service Dates: 1989-2009
Unit: 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Infantry Division, 101st Airborne/Air Assault Division, and 110th Aviation Regiment
Significant Accomplishments: Military Education includes the following: Air Assault 1992, Airborne 1994, Aviation Life Support Equipment Training 1994, Avionics Special Equipment Repairer Course 1989, Aviation Warrant Officer Advance Course 2000, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Aviator 1992, OH-58D Armed Aircraft Qualification Course 1992, OH-58D Instructor Pilot Course 1995, Rotary Wing Instrument Flight Examiner Course 2002, SERE (Survival, Escape, Resist, Evasion) Course 1994, and UH-1 Aviator Qualification 1992.
Medals: Air Medal with Valor Device (2 Awards), Air Medal (5 Awards), Meritorious Service Medal ( 2 Awards), Army Commendation Medal (3 Awards), Army Achievement Medal (4 Awards), Army Good Conduct Award, National Defense Service Medal (2 Awards), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, USA Master Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge