The city is holding a “Flag Retirement Journey” at the bridge for Humboldt High-school graduate and veteran Chief Master Sergean Lee W. Thul today, which started at 9am. This event is weather permitting and a proclamation from the Mayor is to follow the ceremony.
Chief Master Sergeant Lee W. Thul is the AF Cyberspace Support
(3D1XX) Air Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM), Readiness and
Talent Management Directorate, Deputy Chief of Staff for
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Cyber
Effects Operations. He oversees five Air Force Specialty Codes and
works with/through 11 MAJCOM Functional Managers (MFM) on the
development, education, training, manpower, assignments, and
utilization for over 19,000 active duty, Guard and Reserve
cyberspace support personnel.
Chief Thul entered the Air Force in July of 1991 as a 304X0
Wideband Systems Maintenance Technician. He spent his first 14
years maintaining electronic security systems supporting the nuclear
enterprise before serving on a MAJCOM Inspector General team.
Chief Thul transitioned to First Sergeant duty in 2007 for two
assignments before returning to the communications career field in
2012. He has served in various leadership positions at squadron,
group, and MAJCOM levels. His assignments include bases in South Dakota, Germany, New Mexico,
North Dakota, Virginia, South Korea, and Illinois.