After discharge from US Air Force began flying and started with United Airlines in 1954. After 32 years and 23,000 hours flying, took early retirement to move to Ethiopia with Air Serv.
From 1986 to 1997 & from 1998 to 2002 served in various countries in Africa with Air Serv and Mission Aviation Fellowship. Also with SIM in Ethiopia in 1997-98.
Past Chairman of Board of Ponderosa Baptist Assembly. For 10 years Director of “The Branch”, a live-in counseling ministry.
Past FAA Flight & Ground Examiner. CFII. Together with others began 3 mission churches in Colorado.