Butson, David, CMSgt

Command and Control
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
27490A-Command and Control Superintendent.
Current/Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1989-1992, 27490A, 9th Airborne Command and Control Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
64530-Apprentice Inventory Management Specialist
64550-Inventory Management Specialist
27430-Command Post Specialist
27450-Command and Control Specialist
27470-Command Post Technician
27470A-Command and Control Technician
27490-Command Post Superintendent
27490-Command and Control Superintendent
Service Years
1961 - 1992
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Pacific Command Combat Crew Air Force Retired 3

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge C-130 Hercules 1000 Hour Cold War Medal First Sergeant

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Brotherhood
  1967, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1992, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1992, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Brotherhood - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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Other Comments:
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 Remembrance Profiles -  1 Airman Remembered
  • Yancey, Roger, TSgt, (1960-1975)

 Ribbon Bar

Command and Control (Master)
Aircrew Enlisted (Chief)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3902
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Technical Training Center (Staff/Cadre) Amarillo27th Fighter-Interceptor SquadronUnited States Air Forces Iceland (USAFI)42nd Bomb Wing
6486th Air Base WingUnited States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)9th Air ForceWater Survival Training Course
7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron2nd Airborne Command and Control SquadronSAC NCO Academy, Strategic Air Command (SAC)Inspector General (IGSAC), Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA)7362nd Munitions Support SquadronUnited States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)USAFE Headquarters
7th Bombardment Wing, HeavyJTF-BravoUnited States Pacific Command (USPACOM)9th Airborne Command and Control Squadron
  1962-1962, 64530, Headquarters, Technical Training Center (Staff/Cadre) Amarillo
  1962-1963, 64550, 27th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1964-1964, 27430, United States Air Forces Iceland (USAFI)
  1965-1967, 27450, 42nd Bomb Wing
  1967-1968, 27450, 6486th Air Base Wing
  1968-1970, 27470, United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
  1970-1971, 27470, 9th Air Force
  1971-1971, 27470A, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape (SERE)
  1971-1971, 27470A, Water Survival Training Course
  1971-1971, 27470A, Survival Training Course
  1972-1973, 27470A, 7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron
  1973-1975, 27490A, 2nd Airborne Command and Control Squadron
  1974-1974, 27490, SAC NCO Academy, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1975-1977, 27490A, Inspector General (IGSAC), Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1978-1978, 27490, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA)
  1978-1980, 27490, 7362nd Munitions Support Squadron
  1980-1982, 27490, Heaquarters Inspector General (HQ USAFE IG)
  1982-1986, 27490, USAFE Headquarters
  1986-1987, 27490, 7th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1988-1988, 27490, JTF-Bravo
  1989-1992, 27490A, United States Pacific Command (USPACOM)
  1989-1992, 27490A, 9th Airborne Command and Control Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
  1965-1973 Operation Arc Light
  1967-1973 Vietnam War
  1972-1972 Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (1972-73)/Operation Linebacker I
  1972-1972 Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (1972-73)/Operation Linebacker II
  1979-1989 Elf-One Operation (Saudi Arabia)
  1986-1986 Operation El Dorado Canyon (Libya)
  1988-1988 Operation Golden Pheasant (Honduras)
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia/Operation Desert Shield
  1990-1991 Gulf War (Iraq)
  1991-1991 Sea Angel I (Bangladesh)
  1991-1991 NEO - Operation Fiery Vigil (Philippines)
 Colleges Attended 
Chaminade University of HonoluluCommunity College of the Air ForceUniversity of Maryland University CollegeUniversity of Nebraska, Omaha
  1968-1970, Chaminade University of Honolulu
  1971-1973, Community College of the Air Force
  1972-1973, University of Maryland University College
  1973-1976, University of Nebraska, Omaha
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-106 Delta Dart  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  KC-135 Stratotanker  T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)  
F-4 Phantom  EC-130E ABCCC  EC-135 Looking Glass  F-104 Starfighter  
C-9 Nightingale  VC-135B Command Support Aircraft  
  1962-1965, F-106 Delta Dart
  1962-1967, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1962-1967, KC-135 Stratotanker
  1967-1968, T-33 Shooting Star (T-Bird)
  1970-1971, F-4 Phantom
  1972-1973, EC-130E ABCCC
  1973-1977, EC-135 Looking Glass
  1977-1979, F-104 Starfighter
  1980-1985, C-9 Nightingale
  1989-1992, VC-135B Command Support Aircraft
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