Raised on a small farm in northwestern Minnesota, a picturesque oak savanna region homesteaded by pioneering ancestors. At university majored in history, developed and co-taught the Life and Times of Henry VIII during senior year. Entered officer training, commissioned a Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps. Posted to the Fleet Marine Force, served on allied cross-training assignments and in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the First Gulf War. Independently produced Iwo Jima: 50 Years of Memories in 1995.
Iron worker in Los Angeles in '85
Cobra Gold '85: Forward Air Controller with 3D ANGLICO, cross-training with Thai SF
Swearing in: Summer '81 - Major Ronning said I was the first officer recruit he'd seen who read the entire contract
Series Commander, MCRD
San Diego, 1984
photographs always favor the face
Drinking in Tokyo
Dream House was a TV reality series produced by HGTV in 2000.
Dean appeared in
Series 6, with thirteen
30 minute, nationally broadcast episodes, depicting the renovation of his circa 1878 four-story townhouse, located near Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
Desert Shield: Camp LeJeune, December '90 - preparing to deploy
O-1 Bird Dog aircraft
Kuwait City following end of hostilities, '91