An Arkansas farm boy who enlisted in the Air Force in 1961. Completed two TDY assignments in Vietnam and was stationed at Yoza Dake Air Station Okinawa as an Intercept Control Systems Specialist. Worked for 23 years as insurance salesman/manager for Coastal State Life, graduated the Florida State Police Academy and worked within the Florida State Prison Systems, teaching self-defense, graduated college with a BA in Business Management. After retirement renewed his interest in songwriting/recording and wrote the theme song for Bridging the Gap.

Twenty plus years of working for Veterans organizations- fund raising, raising awareness and personal volunteer work