An Upton native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. The station is the largest base in the Southeast Region and third largest in the nation.
Airman Tony Butler is an aviation electronic technician serving with Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11.
A Navy aviation electronic technician is responsible for electronic, electrical and computer systems on the P-8 aircraft.
“It gives me pride in my job being part of a mission and working on this new platform,” Butler said.