The Staunton native began as a security forces specialist and retired as the Air National Guard's senior paralegal advisor and a chief master sergaent.
Chief Stadler served two tours in the Middle East. He had an expert knowledge of military laws and procedures.
Throughout his military career, Chief Stadler was an outstanding mentor and advocate for the airmen in the legal career field. Chief Stadler was often called upon to share his expertise across the country, including conducting briefings at the Pentagon and United Nations.
Chief Stadler has earned many awards, including a distinguished 9/11 distinction from President George Bush.
Andy Stadler, our latest Hometown Hero.