Tim joined the Missouri National Guard in February of 1984. He went to basic training at Ft. Dix NJ, and AIT at F. Jackson SC. and was commissioned in 1987 from NMSU. He was a multifunctional logistician and served in multiple units throughout my time in the guard, including Company Command on the HHC of 35th DISCOM, and Battalion Command of the 835th MSB. He deployed two times to Afghanistan. In 2004, he was on an Embedded Training Team with the ANA and in 2008 he was on an Agricultural Development Team in Nangarhar Province. He was Operations officer and Commander of the Missouri TEBN. The Command trained all Missouri Guard Soldiers that deployed between 2007 and 20012 on all 40 Pre-Mob tasks. His last assignment was as the Deputy Commander of the 70th Troop Command. His highest award was a Bronze Star.
He currently works for the Office of the Adjutant General of Missouri as the Emergency Management Coordinator.