Joined the army in January 1975 as 30th Intake Army Apprentice. Discharged in December 1988.
Served 2 years at Army Apprentices School, Balcombe and 2 year at Apprentices Squadron at School of Military Engineering, Casula and qualified as Plumber – ECN 316.
Served with the following Units – 22 Const Sqn (Karrakatta, WA) and Chief Engineers Branch 7MD (Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin, NT).
Served overseas when detached to 2 Field Survey Sqn, Manado, Indonesia in 1979.
Joined RAE Association of WA in 1998 and elected Junior Vice President in August 2016.