Sumter County Man Killed While Working In Iraq

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A Sumter County man has died in Iraq while serving as a contractor for Virginia-based DynCorp. Full Story
Lugoff

Memphis, TN

#1 Jun 14, 2007
31 years of service to his country and family and he dies in that cesspool country. What a tragic loss. God bless this family.
Thomas Alley

Washington, DC

#2 Jun 14, 2007
Colonel Butler was a true professional, supportive to his troops, and just a really nice man to have known. The country lost a good man! My sympathies go out to his family.
Lil One

Columbia, SC

#3 Jun 14, 2007
How sad, my deepest sympathies to his family.
Gary Oaks

Montgomery, AL

#4 Jun 14, 2007
I worked with (Ret)Col. Butler when we were stationed at Incirlik Air Base Republic of Turkey. He is a great man and at outstanding leader. Col Butler will be missed and this is a great loss to the military community.
lisacmlmt

Newark, NJ

#5 Jun 14, 2007
My family will miss Mike immensely. His heart was pure and his courage strong, we are comforted in knowing that he left us doing exactly what he loved doing.
mikefromelgin

United States

#6 Jun 14, 2007
MY SYMPATHIES TI HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HE'S SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT PERSON TO HAVE KNOWN
brittnay_sumter

United States

#7 Jun 14, 2007
DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO THE BUTLER FAMILY FROM THE MCCONICO FAMILY. SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THIS DAN.
Joe

Myrtle Beach, SC

#8 Jun 14, 2007
I worked for Col Butler and deployed with him more than once...he was a great man and a born leader. He will be missed by many who worked with him and knew him. I wish his family the very best and will pray for them.
William J Liquori

Virginia Beach, VA

#9 Jun 16, 2007
Would like to send condolences to the family of Michael Butler. We were friends with Mike and Joanne when they were stationed at Langley AFB, VA. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Col(Ret) and Mrs. William J. Liquori
Our email is liquori2@cox.net
Thank you All

Omaha, NE

#10 Jun 17, 2007
Michael was my mother's First Cousin she would always tell me stories about growing up in a house of 21 kids. So, whenmy mom received the news it was like losing a Brother and an Uncle.

Uncle Mike was alwaystrying to get me to go to OCS. I spent 12 years in the Army National Guard. He always said the millitary could use more good Black officers.

The same could be said when he retired. I will try to keep how I am feeling poltically out of this post and just say thank you to everyone for your well wishes to our family.

We appreciate all of the wonderful things that you all have to say about Uncle Michael.
Col John Bowley

North Charleston, SC

#11 Jun 18, 2007
Mike and I worked for Col Bill Liquori at Langley AFB. I also served with Mike in Turkey. Mike was a wonderful friend and a great officer. He was proud of being from Omaha and of attending the Air Force Academy. He loved his family and our country. I last saw Mike at our Gunter NCOA graduation before he retired. I introduced him as a war hero. He is now and will forever be a great American hero who gave his life for freedom. God bless Joanne and the boys and all those who loved him. Col John Bowley, USAF

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