He started as a high-speed warp fighter pilot and rose to command the Sixth Fleet's Fighter and Auxillary Craft Group during the Dominion War.
He was born in 2317 in Coombs County, California on Earth.
By 2331 his mother had remarried and gave birth that year to a second son, Louis.
In 2335 he enrolled in Starfleet Academy, where he displayed an aptitude for starship weapons and quick thinking.
Starfleet AcademyEditHe performed his cadet cruise in 2366 in the USS Assurance's Phaser Control Division but became enamored of the Gunstar class prototype fighter the heavy cruiser was testing.
Upon returning to the Academy he transferred to the Navigation Track, requesting a Gunstar assignment. While a competent pilot, he found he had a better knack for the small craft's weapons systems.
He graduated in 2338 and was assigned as a Weapon Systems Officer on a Gunstar operating off of the USS Bataan. Later that year the marine carrier/transport moved near T'chakat space after an attack on the USS Yosemite while a Federation envoy met with the race.
In 2339 he was present at the ceremony where Zald became a member of the UFP.
He was part of presence patrols of Andorian space in 2340 to head off attacks by Andorian rebels.
By the mid-2340s he was XO of a fighter squadron and saw constant action along the Cardassian border.
When the Maquis appeared in 2370, he advised starship Captains on small craft tactics.
By 2373 he was a Captain and serving in an advisory staff position at Starfleet Command, Earth. Shortly after the Raid on Toros III, he managed to transfer into the Sixth Fleet, commanding all fighter and auxiliary craft.
After the Dominion War, he assumed command of the USS San Marino.