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About Manassas Cab Company
- President and founder of Manassas Cab Company, which began service to Prince William County in Northern Virginia in February 1995 with five taxicabs and now has about 60. In July 2001 it became the first taxicab company in the world to dispatch data to cellular phones using Nextel's wireless internet. He sits on the Taxicab Steering Committee of the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association.
- Mining. Chairman of Gold Terra, which has 130 square miles of mineral claims in Utah, which includes three, approved mining sites. A Founder of TerraGrande, LLC that is funding a Gold mining project in the Olinghouse Mining District West of Reno, NV.
- A Director and Vice President of DKL International (WWW.DKLABS.COM) that uses a patented, new technology to detect the ultra low frequency human electric field generated by the electrical activity of the heart. The DKL LifeGuard is a hand held instrument that can detect this field at a range of at least 500 meters in the open air and at less range through barriers. He gets ranges of 2,000 feet in a forest, 600 feet through solid rock and 10,000 yards over water to a destroyer and surfaced submarine.
- Half owner of Presidio Jewelry and Pawn, Inc. in San Diego, CA, which buys, sells and takes for pawn jewelry, precious stones and American Indian art.
- 91-94 After a few months as the Deputy Commander of Submarine Squadron Eleven he was a Political-Military Officer on the Navy Staff in the Pentagon. He was responsible for policy and public affairs for port visits of Nuclear-Powered Warships, radioactive material dumped at sea and law of the sea. As action officer for the U.S-Soviet Agreement for the Prevention of Incidents at Sea (INCSEA) he helped negotiate the use of a similar agreement for the Middle East Peace Process.
- 87-90 Commanded the Nuclear Powered Fast Attack submarine GUARDFISH (SSN 612) homeported in San Diego, CA, two six-month deployments to the Western Pacific and won the 1989 Battle Efficiency "E" for having the best submarine in Submarine Squadron Three.
- 84-87 Executive Officer HADDOCK (SSN 621), 28 month overhaul at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, CA.
- 81-83 Staff Officer at Naval Headquarters London, UK, responsible for submarine operations in the Mediterranean and European Nuclear Powered Warship port visits.
- 79-81 Navigator and Operations Officer PERMIT (SSN 594), an Indian Ocean and Western Pacific deployment.
- 76-79 Chief Engineer of the nuclear-powered fleet ballistic missile submarine ULYSSES S. GRANT (SSBN 631), one patrol, and a 19-month overhaul at Newport News Shipyard followed by a shakedown cruise.
- 73-76 Damage Control Assistant and Weapons Officer of the Nuclear Powered Attack Submarine SEADRAGON (SSN 584), an under ice mission in the Bearing Sea and two deployments to the Western Pacific, homeport Pearl Harbor, HI.
- 71-72 Communicator on the BRIDGET (DE 1024), a reserve Destroyer Escort homported in Seattle, WA, nuclear propulsion training at Vallejo, CA and Idaho Falls, ID.
- 67-71 U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1971, B.S. in geologic oceanography and ocean engineering.
- A native of Southern California who lives near Manassas, VA. He married Monica in 2004. His son is a Professor at Sonoma State College and his daughter is an energy attorney in Washington, D.C. He likes to cook, hunt, fish, scuba dive, and is an amateur Paleo Anthropologist. He is active in The Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, Clan Hay Society and helps select candidates for the Naval Academy as a Blue and Gold Officer. He is the immediate past president of the US Naval Academy Alumni Association Chapter of Greater Washington, D.C.
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