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Lawrence Butler '75

Ambassador Lawrence E. Butler '75. Photo courtesy of U.S. European Central Command.


Ambassador Lawrence Butler ’75, Civilian Deputy to the Commander and Foreign Policy Advisor, United States European Command (Eucom), plays a key role in Eucom’s effectiveness, according to a U.S. Department of Defense article about Eucom’s “whole-of-government” approach. Ambassador Butler’s role is to bring “a State Department perspective as he advises [the Commander] regarding the command’s missions and activities.” He joined the Foreign Service in 1976 and is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor.