Jim was born and raised in Chicagoland. He served on active duty in the United States Air Force from 1983 to 2007. When Jim retired, he and his family returned to his wife’s hometown of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
During his career he served just over a decade in Europe and most of the remaining fourteen years in the continental United States, including being assigned to F. E. Warren Air Force Base, WY on two occasions. He likes to tell people God sent him back to Cheyenne because he did not meet his wife on the first go around.
Currently Jim’s Daughter and
oldest son are in college and his youngest son is in High School. In 2014 Jim
became a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Frontier Post 11453 and during the
spring of 2016 he stepped up to the duties of Post Quartermaster. Recently he has taken on Website Administrator for both the Department and his Post website.