Name: Bennett Traylor
Dates Served: December 1971 – January 1992
Rank: Master Sergeant
MOS/AFSC: Civil Engineering
Medal: Achievement Medal
Stations: Sheppard AFB TX; Dyess AFB, TX; Guam; Thailand; Vietnam (Linebacker II - ‘72-‘73); Little Rock AFB,
AR; Korea; Travis AFB, CA; Bergstrom AFB, TX; Yokota AB, Japan; Retired from active duty at Fairchild AFB, WA.
Best part of serving: All the friends made - Enrichment of life.
Worst: Dealing with racist individuals.
If you had to do over again what would you do differently?
I would have volunteered for more overseas assignments and Texas.
What would you say to a young person considering the military?
It’s the best place to grow up to learn about discipline and responsibility