Air Force Airman Leven D. Butler has graduated from the Avionics Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas.
The course is designed to provide airmen with the basic skills and knowledge to perform organizational level instrument and flight control systems maintenance on assigned aircraft.
Students are trained to inspect, service and repair malfunctions on avionics systems, and interpret equipment operation characteristics to isolate system malfunctions such as attack control, instrument, flight control, communication, navigation, identification, and penetration aids. Additional instruction included training in aircraft and avionics familiarization, aerospace ground equipment, aircraft wiring and data flow, common tool usage, and safety.
Butler is the son of David and Jenny Butler of Athens.
He is a 2011 graduate of McMinn County High School, Athens.