Joined the National Security Affairs Department in July 2017, teaching in the Leadership Concepts sub-course. Earned a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from the University of Arkansas and was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC in 1997. Additionally, received a M.B.A. from Touro University in 2007. A command pilot, with almost 4,000 hours in the C-9, C-5 and KC-135 and three operational flying tours, including two deployments in the Middle East and combat and combat support sorties in support of multiple operations. Assignments include service at Ramstein AB, SHAPE, Ft Leavenworth, McConnell AFB, and Travis AFB. He is a graduated squadron commander and joint qualified officer.