Community Service



  • Veterans Day Speaker-Wahkiakum High School-2014
  • Veterans Day Speaker-Puyallup 2014
  • Good Samaritan Reading Program Volunteer-Karshner Elementary
  • Dr. Seuss Read Across America-Guest Reader 2014 and 2015
  • DECCA Judge-2012-2017 
  • Puyallup Historical Fish Hatchery Foundation-Founder/Board Member
  • United States Bowling Congress-Certified Youth Bowling Coach [Daffodil Lanes]
  • President, Vietnam Dustoff Association.  (10 years)
  • Dustoff Association-Life Member
  • Distinguished Flying Cross Society
  • Washington Chapter, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association 
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW], Life Member
  • Vietnam Veterans Association, Life Member,
  • Puyallup Eagles-Member
  • American Legion, Former Member
  • Military Officers Association [MOA]
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Alumni Association
  • St Martins University-Alumni Association
  • Dedication speaker for the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 322, Menominee, Michigan
  • Discovery Channel and the BBC Presentation—World Greatest Helicopters.  Featured speaker and pilot for UH-1 Huey Helicopter.  Shown worldwide.
  • Veterans Day Guest Speaker-Kansas State School System via SATCOM link to every high school in Kansas.
  • UW Host and Coordinator for the Daughters of the American Revolution Washington Birthday celebration. (4 years)
  • Supporter of the Science Olympiad competition (4 years).
  • Served on the Faculty Lecture Committee, University of Washington
  • Run Team Captain for the Washington Centennial 500 Mile Run to raise money for the Army Emergency Relief Fund.
  • Organizer and runner for the UW ROTC 250 mile run to provide a scholarship for a  a dying compatriot’s daughter to attend college.
  • Guest Speaker Oregon Aviation Museum
  • Guest Speaker and panel member for five presentations at Boeing Museum of Flight
  • Pro Bono Speaker for numerous military and business related organizations.
  • Participant in the American Air Heroes program for three years in Seattle, Washington and one year in California.
  • Coordinator and fund raiser for a 24 hour relay run for the Army Emergency Relief Fund-Fort Ord, California.
  • Assistant Cub Scout Pack Master, Fort Ord, California (2 years)
  • Assistant Cub Scout Den Leader (2 years)
  • Youth Baseball coach (6 years)
  • Organizer, coach and player for a men’s softball team-Frankfurt, Germany  (4 Years)
  •  Designed, Built and operated the first ROTC Summer Camp Field Leader Reaction Course, Fort Lewis, Washington. (3 years)