ABOUT

Board and Officers

1st Vice President

Leon Butler, Jr.

Mr. Butler has served as an Eastern Region Representatives since being appointed in late 2019 to fill the remaining term of Mr. John Gay. He is a graduate of The United States Air Force Academy with a B. S. Degree in Social Sciences.  He spent 20 years on active duty as a Pilot, accumulating 5,000+ flying hours primarily as a KC-10 pilot and Instructor pilot in the T-37 and T-6 aircraft. Upon retiring from active duty, he served for six years as a Civil Servant; currently as a Business Development manager for a defense contractor. 

He is a Member of the Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. Chapter and serves as its Events Committee Chairman and Website Administrator. He also manages the Chapter’s Youth Drone Flying program and its annual golf tournament. He is committed to preserving the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, and mentoring youngsters towards careers in aviation and military service.