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New Director Named for Camp Butler Cemetery
New Director Named for Camp Butler Cemetery

An Army veteran who earned two bronze stars for combat operations in Iraq has been named the new director of Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Michael Henshaw has served 25 years with the Army, including in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He’s also served at Fort Lee, Virginia and in Naples, Italy.

Camp Butler is located on part of what was Illinois’ second-largest military training camp during the Civil War. It is the final resting place for veterans from multiple wars, including the highest-ranking African-American officer to serve in World War I.