Butler, William Wallace, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1973-1974, Air Force Institute of Technology
Service Years
1963 - 1974
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Contact Info
Home Town
Los Angeles, California
Last Address
Los Angeles, California

Date of Passing
Mar 11, 2013
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 55, Site 4208

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Nam-POWSAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  1973, Nam-POWS
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In Oct-Nov 1967 he engaged in actions that earned him 2 Silver Stars and 7 DFC's. He spent 1,942 days in captivity and earned commendations for his behavior as a POW. He became a veterinarian after his USAF service.
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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
School AssignmentsAir Training Command94th Fighter-Interceptor SquadronAir Training Command
44th Tactical Fighter Squadron469th Tactical Fighter SquadronPrisoner Of War (POW)USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Travis AFB
Air Force Institute of Technology
  1964-1965, 1021A, Pilot Training Class (Unknown)
  1965-1965, 1021A, Air Training Command
  1965-1967, 1021A, 94th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1967-1967, Air Training Command
  1967-1967, 1021A, 44th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1967-1967, 1021A, 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1967-1973, POW North Vietnam
  1973-1973, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Travis AFB
  1973-1974, Air Force Institute of Technology
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
  1967-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Stanford UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, Davis
  1959-1963, Stanford University
  1973-1974, University of California, Berkeley
  1974-1978, University of California, Davis
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-102 Delta Dagger  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1965-1967, F-102 Delta Dagger
  1967-1967, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
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