General Lee Butler

Retired General Lee Butler spent thirty-three years as an officer in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of general in 1991. He served as commander in chief of the Strategic Air Command and commander in chief of the United States Strategic Command, where he was in charge of the air force and navy's strategic nuclear arsenal. Butler attended the United States Air Force Academy and the University of Paris, where he received a master's degree in international affairs. Butler is now president of the Second Chance Foundation in Omaha, Nebraska, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing nuclear danger.


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