Salutes & Awards

December 21, 2012

Warrior of the Week

Tech. Sgt. Benny Crawford


Family: Tashema: Wife; SaNya: 9 year old daughter; Nadya: 6 year old Daughter
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Unit: 355 Medical Support Squadron
Job title: NCOIC BX Pharmacy
Job description: Pharmacy Tech
Most rewarding job aspect: Serving the 53K beneficiaries of our community
Goals: Getting a bachelor degree
Hobbies: Playing or watching sports
Favorite performer: My staff at the BX Pharmacy. Their hard work makes my job easy.
Favorite dish: BBQ Ribs
I’m proudest of: My little sister Shirley
Best Asset: Making people laugh
Person I admire most: My wife Tashema because she is the backbone of my house. She is the best wife a man could ask for.
Pet Peeve: Being late and people driving slow in front of me
What I like most about D-M: That is never snows

355th MDSS at a glance

Group Commander: Col. Edwards
Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Fecke
First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Dyer




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