A man of courage, judgment, integrity and dedication.
Great success is possible if one is willing to face failure.
Willing to take chances to achieve success.
The book is done, it is published and now it is ready for you to read and enjoy my story.
I am happy to share my experience growing up on the plains of South Dakota, completing grade school in a one-room school, surviving blizzards, including getting lost in our yard. I have virtually all positive memories, for example, I remember being in severe pain, but I don’t remember the pain. I can look back and see points where a different decision by me would have changed my life, but not necessarily better for me.
Born in Mitchell, SD, the only one of my siblings born in a hospital. Raised on a farm by a father that encouraged his children to follow their dreams. He planned on me taking his place on our farm, but I saw a different future that did not include farming. College was in the future, but initially a failure and the Air Force seemed like an appropriate place to plan my future.
FARMER’S SON, MILITARY CAREER