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PersonID19760500
NameButler, Michael Wayne
BranchUSAF
RankColonel (Retired)
Graduation1976
KIA Date6/12/2007
SquadronCS 40
Home TownOmaha
Home StateNE
High SchoolOmaha North HS
High School ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Rifle Team, ROTC
Post High SchoolU of Nebraska 1971-72
Academy ExperiencesRifle Team
Academic Degree MajorB.S. - General Studies - USAFA, MS-Management-Troy State U
Active Duty AssignmentsAircraft Maintenance Officer, Maintenance Squadron Commander, Logistics Group Commander, IG - HQ USAFE & HQ ACC, Chief Logistics, USCENTAF
KIA ConflictIraqi Freedom
Combat InformationWorking as a private contractor for DynCorp training Iraqi police as part of the Civilian Police Advisory Training Team.
Killed In Action MissionNear Tikrit Iraq was part of a 5 vehicle military convoy transporting prisoners. The vehicle in which he was traveling was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.
Next of KinJoanne E. Butler (wife), Mike & Daniel (sons)
Burial SiteArlington National Cemetery
MIA Information
Aeronautical Speciality RatingContractor-program manager for DynCorp's International Civilian Police Advisory Training Team
Notable Decoration Awards2 BS, 7 MSM
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