BG Budraitis has served at every command level from Lieutenant to Brigadier General, including Platoon Leader 1255th MEDEVAC; Detachment Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-185th Assault Helicopter Battalion, Jackson; Commander, HHC, 1-185th AHB, Tupelo; Flight Company Commander, D Company 1-185th AHB; Commander, C Company, 1-114th Service & Support Battalion, Jackson; Commander, 2-185th Airfield Operations Battalion, Southaven; Commander, 1108th TASMG, Gulfport; and now Commander, 66 Troop Command, Jackson.
Key staff positions include S3 Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 1-185th AHB; Aviation Planner, 7th Special Forces Group; S3 Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 185th Theater Aviation Brigade.
BG Budraitis is a 1989 Honor Graduate of his Officer Candidate School Class, Distinguished Honor Graduate of the 1990 Aviation Officer Basic Course, Ft. Rucker, AL and a recent graduate of the Resident U. S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, PA. Additionally, he has completed the Joint Firepower Course, Nellis Air Force Base, the Joint Air Operations Command and Control Course, Hurlburt Air Force Base, and the High Altitude Aviation Mountain Course., Eagle, CO
BG Budraitis is an Army Aviator with 25 years of experience and over 2,000 flight hours in the UH-1, OH-58, and UH-60 helicopters. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NATO Medal, and Master Army Aviator Badge, among others.