Benson, Charles, SMSgt

Avionics Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
32291-Fire and Weapon Control Systems Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Avionics Maintenance
Primary Unit
1986-1989, 45599, 416th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
32231P-Apprentice Weapon Control Systems Mechanic
32251P-Weapon Control Systems Mechanic
32271P-Weapon Control Systems Technician
32271-Weapon Control Systems Technician
32899-Avionics Superintendent
45599-Conventional Avionic Superintendent
Service Years
1965 - 1991
Senior Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Post 135Post 6277, Standing Stone Memorial PostAF189
  1987, American Legion, Post 135 (Vice President) (Cookeville, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
  1987, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6277, Standing Stone Memorial Post (Monterey, Tennessee) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1990, Air Force Association (AFA), AF189 (Paymaster) (Las Vegas, Nevada) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3703
 Unit Assignments
Training Units21st Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron474th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance SquadronArmament Units
50th Component Repair SquadronAvionics Units35th Avionics Maintenance Squadron8th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
81st Avionics Maintenance Squadron581st Aircraft Generation Squadron10th Component Repair Squadrom10th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
416th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
  1965-1966, 32231P, 3535th Student Squadron
  1966-1966, 32231P, 21st Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron
  1966-1968, 32251P, 474th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  1968-1969, 432nd Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron
  1969-1971, 32271P, 50th Component Repair Squadron
  1971-1973, 32271P, 86th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
  1973-1974, 35th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
  1974-1975, 32271P, 8th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
  1975-1979, 32271P, 81st Avionics Maintenance Squadron
  1979-1981, 32271, 581st Aircraft Generation Squadron
  1982-1983, 32291, 834th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
  1983-1984, 32291, 10th Component Repair Squadrom
  1984-1985, 32899, 10th Component Repair Squadrom
  1985-1986, 43199, 10th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
  1986-1989, 45599, 416th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-4 Phantom  A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)  AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II  F-5 Tiger II  
RF-4C  Phantom II  RF-4C  Phantom II  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
  1965-1978, F-4 Phantom
  1971-1981, A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
  1971-1981, A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
  1981-1983, AC-130H/U Spectre/Spooky II
  1983-1984, F-5 Tiger II
  1984-1985, RF-4C Phantom II
  1985-1986, RF-4C Phantom II
  1986-1989, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
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