Served January 1962 – September 1964, United Stated Air Force as a medic, mostly at the U.S. Air Force Hospital, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Since then she graduated from Arizona State University on the GI Bill, with a Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art and Graduate work in Theatre.  She serves in several Veterans Service Organizations and a charter member of “Women In Military Service For America” (WIMSA).