Vice Minister of National Defense, Republic of Lithuania and Consultant to the Prime Minister for Security Affairs (from March 1997 to June 29, 1999). Promoted to BGen. In 1999.
Twenty-seven years of military service in the United States Army in positions ranging from an infantry platoon leader to a battalion commander, and the G-4 of the 1st Armored Division; instructor in management subjects, Ordinance School and Center; inspector general, Office of the Inspector; Commander of the Rock Island Arsenal. His awards include: Legion of Merit, 3 Bronze Stars, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, The Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry.