December 21, 2025
3773 Mill House Road
Woolwine, VA 24185
Born and raised in Woolwine, graduated from Patrick County High School in 1989. Entered Active Duty Army in 1990 where I was stationed in The 3rd U.S. Infantry the Old Guard performing full honor firing parties in Arlington Cemetery and various ceremonies at the White House and Pentagon.
During Desert Storm I served in a training force training tank units to go to Saudi. In 1994 I separated from Active Duty moved back to Woolwine and joined the Virginia Army National Guard.
In 1997 Joined the Patrick County Sheriff's Office as a Road Deputy. In 2000 I became the first School Resource Officer and along with EMS developed the School's first NIMS compliant Critical Incident Crises Management plan.
2003 to 2004 I was deployed to Iraq as transportation driving tractor trailers across country hauling supplies.
2006 I went full time with the Virginia Army National Guard Counterdrug Taskforce while remaining with the Sheriff's Office as an Auxiliary Officer.
2014 I was honored with Distinguished Patrick Countian Award With Counterdrug I supported Communities across the State and Country with operational and organizational processes and strategies empowering them to address and reduce substance abuse and increase drug prevention in their community.
I instructed Transportation, Rappel Master, a TAC NCO at the Officer Candidate School and Civil Operations for the National Guard. I served as the 1ST Sargent for a Chemical Company and retired as a Master Sargent with a total of 31 years of service and am now back serving as a Road Deputy with the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.
I have a wife, Linda and two kids Sarah and Jason that are pursuing and excelling in their own careers.