Salutes & Awards

January 30, 2014

Diamond Sharp January 31, 2014

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Technical Sgt. Benny Crawford / 355th Medical Support Squadron

Name/Squadron: Technical Sgt. Benny Crawford / 355th Medical Support Squadron

First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Anthony

Duty Title: Pharmacy Flight Chief

When joined the AF: March, 1999

Hobbies: Football, working out, referring youth sports, spending time with family, and cheering on the New Orleans Saints!

Selection:  Technical Sgt. Crawford is the epitome of a NCO in today’s AF!  He successfully manages two base Pharmacy Facilities that care for all area beneficiaries by dispensing medications valued at over $2.1M. Despite the high ops-tempo in his duty section, Sergeant Crawford manages to find time to volunteer as a Youth Sports referee, lead volunteers for the Special Olympics, serve as his unit CFC officer, and lead 66 members through 70 fitness sessions. Sergeant Crawford also plays a vital role in the development and progression of the Airmen in his care. He consistently inspires each of them to complete educational classes, participate in base events, and contribute to the Tucson community. Sergeant Crawford is a totally involved professional and we are fortunate to have him as part of our service!




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