Allan went to school in San Bernardino, CA and graduated in 1973. He entered the USAF in 1976 and has 34+ years of continuous service working for the USAF (18 years as active duty, MSgt highest rank achieved; 16+ years as a Golf Course Manager). He has managed six different golf courses around the world. Arnold AFS, TN 1994-1997; Brooks AFB, TX 1997-1999; Aviano AB, Italy 1999-2003; Andersen AFB, Guam 2003-2006; Ramstein AFB, Germany, 2006-2007; Aviano AB, Italy 2007-present. He attained his PGA Class A card in August 2002; and has four certiifcations by the PGA in: General Management, Golf Operations, Instruction, and Retail. He has an Associate's Degree in Recreation Management. Has experience in managing the following activities: golf courses, restaurants, military dining facilities, Youth Centers, Arts & Crafts Centers, Outdoor Recreation, Community Center, Bowling Centers & Fitness Centers.