I am a Retired US Navy STGCS(SW) Senior Chief Sonar Technician Surface Warfare Specialist.I currently Operate the Largest Fully Steerable Structure in the world, the Green Bank Telescope.I also Operate the 43 Meter, 20 Meter, and the 45 Foot Telescopes. I work for the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Auxiliary providing Transports and Volunteer Services for the Community. I Restore Antique Cars, Trucks, and Tractors. I play in three bands, Silver Eagle Express, State Line,and the Trista Rexrode and the Back Roads Band. I play the Tuba, Baritone, Trumpet, Harmonica,Mandolin, Banjo, DoJo, Banjitar, Guitar, Bass, Sax and Drums. I enjoy, Photography, Boating, Camping, Hunting, Fishing, Cars, Music, and Gardening. I also enjoy hunting wild edible plants like Morels,Chanterelles, Wild Lettuce, Ramps and Asparagus. I am Actively Involved with Veterans Organizations within West Virginia and am the Commander of the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps that performs Military Funerals for Veterans family's.


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Transport Officer Coordinator Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department

Active member of the “West Virginia Sheriffs Association”

Active member of the “West Virginia Fraternal Order of Police”

Active member of the “West Virginia Troopers Association”

Owner of Barry’s Classic Automotive Restorations

Owner of Lonesome Cowboy Karaoke Productions

Leader of the local Band “Silver Eagle Express”

Commander and founding member of “The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps

”National VFW “Aide de Camp”

VFW State of West Virginia, “State Disaster Relief Coordinator”

State Commander of the “Navy Cruiser Sailors Association” National

VFW Post 4595 Quartermaster

National VFW Tomb Trek member, Lay State Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier Memorial Day weekends for “Tomb Trek”

Junior Warden of Masonic Lodge 117 A.F. & A.M. Marlinton, West Virginia

Past Governor Moose International

Finance Officer Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 812 Elkins, West Virginia

Past Commander and Active Life member of VFW Post 4595 Marlinton, West Virginia

Past State Commander and Active member of the VFW Cooties

Past District Commander and Active member of the VFW Cooties, Maryland, Virginia, Wash. DC, and West Virginia

Past District Commander and Active member of VFW District 9 West Virginia.

Past Finance Officer and Active Life member of The American Legion Post 50 Marlinton, West Vorginia

Life Member American Legion Post 29 Elkins WV

Active Life member of Disabled Veterans of America Chapter 35 Marlinton, West Virginia.

Active member of “The Elks” Lodge 1758 Lewisburg, West Virginia

Charter Member of the “WWII Memorial Washington DC”

Instructor for Governor Manchin’s “Flag Program” for Marlinton Middle, Green Bank Elementary, and Hillsboro Elementary

Active member, Department of Defense Qualified, for “Bugler’s Across America”