Author of eight major handbooks since 1979 on managing nonprofit organizations, plus related works, and two major military history works: Baited Trap, the Ambush of Mission 1890 (2008,) and Truckbusters from Dogpatch, the Combat Diary of the 18th Fighter-Bomber Wing in the Korean War (2006). One of America’s foremost authorities on nonprofit organization management. Authored the groundbreaking Non-Profit Organization Handbook (1979) and The Volunteer Management Handbook (1995), the first works of their kind in the field. Navy career--32 years, active and Reserve--saw advancement from E-1 to 0-6. Military honors include: Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (six awards), Navy Commendation (two awards) and Navy Achievement Medals, in addition to service awards.