1967, surfing, small business, bank 'Johnny', selected for National Service.
1967/68, joined RAAF pilot training, Pt Cook VIC (Winjeel) & Pearce WA (Vampire).
1969, 5 SQN Fairbairn ACT - Iroquois helicopters.
1970/71, 9SQN Vietnam - Iroquois.
1971/72, 5 SQN & 9SQN Amberley QLD - Iroquois.
1973, AMTDU Richmond NSW, helicopter internal/external load rigging & crewman training.
1974, USNTPS Patuxent River test pilot training fixed & rotary wing.
1975/76, test pilot US Naval Air Test Centre & ARDU Laverton VIC, test pilot.
1977/79, flying instruction 2FTS Pearce WA - Macchi.
1980/82, CO Transport Support Flight & staff HQ Butterworth Malaysia - DC3, Caribou, Iroquois.
1983/84, staff duties Canberra ACT.
1985, RAAF Command & Staff Course Fairbairn ACT.
1986/89, staff duties HQ USAF Pentagon.
1989, Joint Services Staff Course Weston ACT.
1990/91, Planning Staff (Strategic Studies), RAAF Staff College Fairbairn ACT.
1992/96, RAAF Reserve Williamtown, joint course development, & battlefield simulation development & training.
1996/98, staff duties HQ 81 Wing Williamtown, fast jet training plans & implementation.
1998/2002, staff duties HQ 78 Wing Williamtown, ditto.
2002/04, flying instruction, flight screening ADF BFTS Tamworth NSW - CT4B, CAP-10.
Married Shaun in 1972, four children, four grandchildren - another due Oct 2018.
1992, self built our current home in Lake Macquarie NSW, and two warehouses, small business, surfing,
Current interests: family - grandchildren (& their parents); unified, effective, national RAAFA and Rotary Wing Branch, in cooperation with other ex service organisations - ie, unified lobby of government and voters; preservation of RAAF rotary wing history; self built and maintained RV-7 kit aircraft; two MGs; managing private airstrip Wallsend NSW.