For more than nineteen years he has served the Service Community as a Marine Corps Judge Advocate, performing legal services for military families as well as individual servicemen and servicewomen. In total, Bill has more than twenty-five years of service and retired as a Lieutenant colonel, USMCR
His military career commenced after college graduation when he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Marine Corps, and attended the Marine Corps’ infantry training school (Basic School) in Quantico, Virginia. Weeks before graduating from Basic School, he was selected for an inter-service transfer to the US Air Force for flight school. After twelve months of flight training, he earned US Air Force wings, and then entered a second flight training program where he earned his Navy wings.
Bill was assigned to an RF-4 reconnaissance squadron in California, and later in Japan. He is a graduate of the US Navy Maintenance Officer’s school, and while in Japan, was the Headquarters’ Aviation Safety Officer. Bill was released from active duty after more than six years of service. Following law school, he attended the U.S. Naval Justice School, and was certified as a Judge Advocate. The combined experience of flight operations and Naval Justice School enabled him to assist effectively, Veterans and their families in various situations that arise with the stresses of military life.