Buttelmann, Henry, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 1115A, 308th Tactical Fighter Squadron
Service Years
1948 - 1979
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Queens, NYC, NY
Last Address
Frankfort, Illinois

Date of Passing
Sep 16, 2019
 
Location of Interment
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery - Elwood, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Tactical Air Command Pacific Air Forces Air Training Command Instructor (pre-1966) Combat Crew

Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary Air Ace

American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces Association
  1961, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was a Korean War fighter ace with 7 shootdowns of MiG-15's, plus 1 damaged. He also flew 278 combat missions during 2 tours in Vietnam. 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/military/korean-war-ace-longtime-las-vegas-resident-hank-buttelmann-dies-1856428/?fbclid=IwAR3XPnbWENZot6rub_Siw8a0xEPYP2jDWneJdb_NevRLuHWXfz4OFotuK1I

http://wingsmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Lt.Col_.-Henry-Buttelmann.pdf

http://video.flyingheritage.com/v/117093588/lt-colonel-henry-buttelmann.htm

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203343392/henry-buttelmann

https://airandspace.si.edu/support/wall-of-honor/henry-buttelmann

http://www.cieldegloire.com/014_buttelmann_h.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Buttelmann

https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/350195

https://www.ancestry.com
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
514th Troop Carrier Wing25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron51st Fighter-Interceptor Group562nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
308th Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1949-1950, 514th Troop Carrier Wing
  1952-1953, AAF MOS 1055, 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1952-1953, AAF MOS 1055, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
  1965-1965, 1115A, 562nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1969-1970, 1115A, 308th Tactical Fighter Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)/Various Air Missions Over North Korea
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Colleges Attended 
  1948-1950, University of Bridgeport1
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-86 Sabre  F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  F-100 Super Sabre  
  1952-1954, F-86 Sabre
  1964-1966, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
  1968-1970, F-100 Super Sabre
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