FALLS CHURCH, Va. (June 12, 2007) –Michael W. Butler, senior deputy program manager for DynCorpInternational’s CIVPOL program in Iraq, was killed today nearTikrit when the vehicle in which he was traveling was struck by arocket-propelled grenade. Mr. Butler was traveling in afive-vehicle military convoy that came under small-arms and IEDattack at approximately 9:15 p.m. local time.
“I am deeply saddened by the loss of Mike Butler,” said DynCorpInternational CEO Herbert J. Lanese. “He was a fine man, astrong leader, and a courageous individual who had providedoutstanding direction and support for our program under verydifficult circumstances. We were fortunate to be able to relyon his skill and judgment while he was in Iraq, and we will allmiss him very much. On behalf of our entire DynCorpInternational family, I offer my deepest sympathy to his family atthis difficult time.”
Mr. Butler, 53, of Rembert, S.C., was a retired U.S. Air Forcecolonel. He had 31 years’ experience in nearly all aspects oflogistics, including supply, maintenance, transportation,contracting, aircraft maintenance, munitions, food service,billeting, and logistics plans. He had been in Iraq sinceDecember 2006.
Mr. Butler was a senior manager supporting DynCorp Internationalpersonnel assigned to the Civilian Police Advisory Training Team(CPATT) – the component of the U.S. military’s MultinationalSecurity Transition Command in Iraq (MNSTC-I).
CPATT is responsible for the U.S.-led effort to train and equipthe 135,000-member Iraqi police service. DynCorpInternational is responsible for recruiting, training, equipping,and supporting the 700-member U.S. contingent of trainers through acontract with the U.S. Department of State.
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DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) is a provider of specializedmission-critical technical services to civilian and militarygovernment agencies worldwide, and operates major programs in lawenforcement training and support, security services, baseoperations, aviation services, contingency operations, andlogistics support. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorpInternational has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. Formore information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.