- MA in Education. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK
- BA in Government and International Relations. US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
- AAS in Automotive Engineering. State University of NY at Morrisville, NY
- Graduate U. S. Naval Flight Training. Designated Naval Aviator.
- Graduate US Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA
- Graduate Defense Resources Management School, US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
- United States Navy 1964 - 1986.
- Airline Industry 1986 - 1997.