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Check Six – 1970s: CPT Edward “Butch” Correa, Jr.

September 3, 2020

This photograph shows a very young Edward “Butch” Correa, Jr. in the 1970s. 

in July 1970, General Correa joined the Hawai‘i Army National Guard. Throughout the years, he served in various positions including Commander of Troop E, 19th Cavalry; senior tactical officer of the Hawai‘i Military Academy; Commander of the 103rd Troop Command; Executive Officer and Commanding General of the 29th Separate Infantry Brigade; Commander of Task Force Iniki, Kauai; and Commander of the Hawai‘i Army National Guard.

General Correa then joined the Hawai‘i Army National Guard. Throughout the years, he served in various positions including Commander of Troop E, 19th Cavalry; senior tactical officer of the Hawai‘i Military Academy; Commander of the 103rd Troop Command; Executive Officer and Commanding General of the 29th Separate Infantry Brigade; Commander of Task Force Iniki, Kauai; and Commander of the Hawai‘i Army National Guard.

General Correa served as Hawai‘i’s Adjutant General from December 1999 to December 2002.

General Correa’s official military biography


Not well known: General Correa is a 1976 graduate of the William Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa. He was a member of the first graduating law school class.

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