DATE OF SERVICE: USMC 1970-72, USAR 1977-2000
UNIT OF SERVICE: Bravo 1/7 1st MarDiv A-334 12th SFGA
MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED: USMC Boot Camp 0311 Qual Mine Warfare/Boobytrap/Explosives Class, USAR Basic Airborne Class SF Qual 18B, PSYOP Qual Course 37F
HIGHEST RANK OBTAINED: SGM
CIVILIAN CAREER: 1973–1999 LAPD Patrol Training Officer Metropolitan Div SWAT Operator Element Leader Sniper Coordinator Patrol Sergeant Hype Task Force OIC, CRASH (Gangs) Sgt, CRASH OIC Transit Bus SGT II Asst Watch Commander, 1999-2000 Security Operations Manager Thomas Dale and Associates, 2000-2013 District Attorney Investigator Orange County DA Environmental Protection Unit Felony Panel Organized Crime Unit Joint Terrorism Task Force TF Officer
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION: University of Phoenix Criminal Justice Bachelor Degree Program
WHY I JOINED SPECIAL FORCES? I needed a challenge at that point in my life.
THE GUYS I NEVER FORGOT: MSG Ron Hannah, MSG Bill Miranda, CWO3 Don Sexton, LTC Ned Ferraro, CPT Nick Thompson
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I have been blessed with Great opportunities and fantastic friends. God Bless them all.