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It's official!
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Monday, March 15, 2010

Wyoming's Rockin' U.S. Attorney

I just have to brag a little more about my's an article written about him.  You're the coolest Dad!

RMC Member Receives Prestigious Appointment from President Obama

Rocky Mountain Chapter member Christopher “Kip” Crofts received confirmation from the U.S. Senate on December 24th as the new United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming.  Crofts, 67, previously served as legal counsel to Wyoming Governor David Freudenthal and before that, he worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming for sixteen years.  In 2005 Mr. Crofts served in Iraq for eight months being detailed by the Dept of Justice to the Dept of State to serve as a legal advisor in the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) program.  

Kip is an All-American (Life) Member of the Association and he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader in A CO 3/325, 3rd Bde, 82nd Airborne from March ‘65 to May ’66 with a combat deployment in the Dominican Republic. In May 1966, he served a combat tour in Vietnam with the 3rd Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division in the central highlands around Pleiku.  

Honorably discharged in 1969, Crofts taught English at Laramie Jr. High for two years then went to law school at University of Wyoming on the GI Bill, graduating in 1974.  He was a county judge in Fremont County, WY before working as legal advisor to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in the Attorney General’s Office. Appointed Director of DCI by Governor Herschler in 1981, he served there until 1990 when he was appointed an Asst U.S. Attorney.

Congratulations Kip! 

(Source: 82nd Airborne Assn, Rocky Mountain Chapter)

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