Born in NC, raised a Nebraskan and now a Virginian by dint of marriage, taxes and tution(s) paid/paying (and you thought it was just death and taxes that were universal constants…) Blessed with marriage to the same wonderful (and exceptionally tolerant)woman for 25 years w/three great kids (see tuition ref above) Graduated from The Citadel, Naval Postgrad School and Naval War College Retired as an O-6 after serving twenty-six years in the finest Navy in the world: Naval Flight Officer & see more