Republican politician who became a US Representative from California in 1993. He made March Field Air Museum the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial with the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act in 2013.
He received an associate of arts degree from Chaffey Community College in 1973 before getting his bachelors of arts degree San Diego State University in 1975.
He served as the Chairman of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee which oversees NASA and in 2005 he introduced the first reauthorization bill of civilian space and aeronautics agency in five years.
He is divorced, and in 1993 he was caught by the Corona police with a prostitute in his car.
He served in Congress alongside Ami Bera.