Benjamin J. Dailey


 

Preferred Name: Ben

Nickname/Call Sign: Ben

Date of Birth: December 18, 1932

Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel, O5

Hometown: Marengo, IL

Biography

Retired from USAF 1971

1971-1978 Owned and operated a pet shop and import/export business in Okinawa
1978-1986 Sikorsky Aircraft Company – Site Administrator Bushr, Iran and Logistics Support Rep Tustin MCAS California and MCAS Futenma Okinawa
1988-2004 – American Engineering Corporation – Mechanical Engineer – Okinawa, Japan

Widower with five children and seven grandchildren

Units Assigned

1953-1954 1738th Ferry Squadron, Pilot, Long Beach Airport, CA  (F-80, T-33, C-47, C-45)
1954-1955 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron, Osan AB, Korea/Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan (T-33, F-86)
1955-1960 3597 Combat Crew Training Squadron/4524 Combat Crew Training Squadron, Instructor Pilot & Academic Instructor,Nellis AFB, NV (F-80, T-33, F-86, F-100, L-20)
1961-1965 18 Tactical Fighter Wing, Flight Test Maint Officer/Flight line Maint Officer/Wing Quality Control Officer, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan/Korat RTAB, Thailand (T-33, F-100, F-105)
1966 4520 Combat Crew Training Squadron, Flight Test Maint Officer & Wing Quality Control Officer, Nellis AFB, NV (T-33, F-105)
1967 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, Wing Quality Control Officer, Takhli RTAB, Thailand (F-105, KC-135) Awarded Bronze Star
1968-1971 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Wing Quality Control Officer Kadena AB, Okinawa , Japan/Chief of Maint FOL Osan/Kwangju AB, Korea (F-105)

Awards & Decorations

 Bronze Star

Flight Info

F-80
T-33
C-47
C-45
F-86
F-80
F-100
L-20
F-105
KC-135

Military Education

Basic Training Lackland AFB/Sheppard AFB, TX
Electronic Fundamentals Keesler AFB, MS
Aviation Cadets Class 53D2 Bainbridge AB, GA, Goodfellow AFB/Foster AFB, TX
Combat Crew Training, Nellis AFB, NV
Academic Instructor Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
OBR 4341 Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, IL
Air-Ground School Southern Pines, NC/Biloxi, MS

Civilian Education

High School plus college credits

Biography

Biography

Retired from USAF 1971

1971-1978 Owned and operated a pet shop and import/export business in Okinawa
1978-1986 Sikorsky Aircraft Company – Site Administrator Bushr, Iran and Logistics Support Rep Tustin MCAS California and MCAS Futenma Okinawa
1988-2004 – American Engineering Corporation – Mechanical Engineer – Okinawa, Japan

Widower with five children and seven grandchildren

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

1953-1954 1738th Ferry Squadron, Pilot, Long Beach Airport, CA  (F-80, T-33, C-47, C-45)
1954-1955 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron, Osan AB, Korea/Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan (T-33, F-86)
1955-1960 3597 Combat Crew Training Squadron/4524 Combat Crew Training Squadron, Instructor Pilot & Academic Instructor,Nellis AFB, NV (F-80, T-33, F-86, F-100, L-20)
1961-1965 18 Tactical Fighter Wing, Flight Test Maint Officer/Flight line Maint Officer/Wing Quality Control Officer, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan/Korat RTAB, Thailand (T-33, F-100, F-105)
1966 4520 Combat Crew Training Squadron, Flight Test Maint Officer & Wing Quality Control Officer, Nellis AFB, NV (T-33, F-105)
1967 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, Wing Quality Control Officer, Takhli RTAB, Thailand (F-105, KC-135) Awarded Bronze Star
1968-1971 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Wing Quality Control Officer Kadena AB, Okinawa , Japan/Chief of Maint FOL Osan/Kwangju AB, Korea (F-105)

Awards & Decorations

 Bronze Star

Flight Info

F-80
T-33
C-47
C-45
F-86
F-80
F-100
L-20
F-105
KC-135

Military Education

Basic Training Lackland AFB/Sheppard AFB, TX
Electronic Fundamentals Keesler AFB, MS
Aviation Cadets Class 53D2 Bainbridge AB, GA, Goodfellow AFB/Foster AFB, TX
Combat Crew Training, Nellis AFB, NV
Academic Instructor Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
OBR 4341 Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, IL
Air-Ground School Southern Pines, NC/Biloxi, MS

Civilian Education

High School plus college credits