First Lieutenant Arthur A. Green, IIIRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
End of Watch: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Tour: 39 years
Badge # 310
First Lieutenant Arthur Green was killed in an airplane crash in Harbor Springs, Michigan, while en route to mandatory in service training.
He was on official travel status when the Piper Cherokee he was piloting struck a large tree while on final approach to the Harbor Springs Municipal Airport shortly after 11:00 pm. He had taken off from the Detroit City Airport, approximately 270 miles away. The wreckage was located the following morning at approximately 7:30 am.
Lieutenant Green had served with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division for 19 years after retiring from the Detroit Police Department with 20 years of service. He had also retired form the U.S. Air Force and the Michigan Air National Guard in 2004. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.