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Ronald Lee Butler Collection

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Ronald Lee Butler Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ronald Lee Butler
State of Birth:
WI
Home State:
AR
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-1985
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Service Battery, 126th Artillery Regiment; Company B, 732nd Ordnance Battalion; 32nd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; Bangkok, Thailand; Fort Dix, New Jersey; Fort Riley, Kansas; Tabuk, Saudi Arabia; Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois;
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Cedar Falls, Operation Gadsden, Operation Junction City, Operation Manhattan
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the Army National Guard. Additional unit information: Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division; Headquarters, Army Corps of Engineers; Headquarters, Army Weapons Command. The veteran also served as a security officer for the 25th Division Support Command (DISCOM) Civic Action Program.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-1982
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Headquarters Company, 725th Maintenance Battalion, 25th Infantry Division; Maintenance Support Company, 198th Maintenance Battalion; Maintenance Directorate, Headquarters, 5th Army
Location of Service
Cu Chi, Vietnam; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Sheridan, Illinois
Service History Note
Additional unit information: Advisor Team 160, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Headquarters, Army Readiness Group

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] --
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [15 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Interviewer:
Alex Vasiliou
Contributor:
Debbie Lamb
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Har-Ber High School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/83753
Subjects:
Butler, Ronald Lee
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Ronald Lee Butler Collection
(AFC/2001/001/83753), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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