Enlisted in Det. 1, Co. B, 1-128th Inf Bn, 32nd SIB, WIARNG in February 1979. Army OCS, Ft. Benning, GA 1980. Transferred to 447th Chemical Company, MNARNG, October 1981. Served as Platoon Leader and Company Commander before transferring to 47th Inf Div HQ, St Paul, MN in August 1988. Served as Tactical Chemical Operations Officer and Division Chemical Officer until transferring to 5042nd USAR School in October 1999. Mobilized for OIF rotation 04-06 with service in Kuwait August 2004-September 2005. Retired Feb 2006.