Honors and awards:
Certification in Tactical Satellite/Microwave Systems Operation, United States Army Signal Center.
Fort Gordon, Georgia April 1981.
Certification as a Tank Commander for the M60 Series and M48 Tanks, Headquarters Second Brigade OSUT AR. Owensboro, Kentucky April 1985.
Certification in Basic Teaching Management System, Department of the Army. Madisonville, Kentucky November 1985.
Certification in Warehouse Clerk, Marine Corps Logistics Base School, Company Headquarters Battalion Marine Corps Logistics Base. Albany, Georgia February 1987.
Certification as a Rifle Coach, Weapons Training Battalion, and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Parris Island, South Carolina July 1988.
Certificate of training in German Head-start August 1982
Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Hiking, and all the while taking pictures.