In 1970 I graduated from the United States Army Fight School. As ‘Sidewinder 4’ I flew Huey gunships in Vietnam in 1971. I received the Bronze Star for service and 22 air metals. In 1974 I graduated from Southern Tech in Marietta, Georgia [now called Southern Poly], Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
I’ve been the husband of one wife since 1973 and the father of three 1978, 1982, and 1986. Grandfather of six boys and four girls. I am an Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Engineer with 37 years of flight experience, over 25,000 hours of flight time and five type ratings. I was ordained a deacon Oct 18, 2009 with The Charismatic Episcopal Church, [ICCEC].