Major Clay Benton

Major Benton currently serves as Test Director, Information Assurance (IA) with the Space Force Support (FS) Division Detachment 4, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC), Peterson AFB, Colorado. In this position he has direct responsibility for the conduct and oversight for all IA-related operational testing of the detachments space and missile systems. Detachment 4's customers include North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) and, Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). He has an extensive operational background, having served in the capacities of a Missile Combat Crewmember, Command and Control Operations, and Joint Task Force training and planning, Deliberate and Crises Action Planning.