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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Michael Thompson, 6, son of Lt. Col. Garrett Thompson, 47th Operations Group, displays his first catch of the day.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May) Annual kids' fishing derby a 'reel' success
The hottest fishing tournament of the month was held not at Lake Amistad, but on the shores of the pond at Leaning Pine Golf Course June 1. There were no convoys of colorful shrink-wrapped boats laden with advertisements. No media-heavy weigh-in with screaming fans and flashing cameras. No $25,000 grand prize. No, the 4th Annual Laughlin Fishing
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2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - Tech. Sgt. Thomas Cooper and 2nd Lt. Steven Benson, 47th Security Forces Squadron, gear up to get into their cardboard boat at the 2nd Annual "Build-a-Boat Race" challenge May 24. (Contributed photo)

Laughlin's 2nd Annual "Build-a-Boat Race"
What's brown, silver, and soaking wet? It's a homemade boat that sunk to the bottom of Laughlin's Friendship pool during the 2nd Annual Squadron "Build-a-Boat Race" challenge. More than 10 teams showed up May 24 to represent their squadron with their own costumes and boats made from cardboard and Duct tape, which was provided to the team only days
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2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Honor Guard members from Fort Sam Houston carries the American Flag draped casket of U.S. Army Pvt. Oscar Sauceda Jr., 21. With a group of his family close by, a small charter plane carrying his body touched down at Laughlin May 29, to bring him home town of Del Rio, Texas.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Fallen soldier's final flight lands at Laughlin

0 5/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo WHAT'S UP DOC: Story behind sunburns
Down here we hear so many cautions about sunburns. What's the big deal? Sunburn is inflammation due to a part of the sun's light known as ultraviolet rays. Inflammation is your body's response to any injury or infection. It's what medicine calls the process of swelling, redness, tenderness, and maybe seeping fluid that you see with a sore throat or
0 5/29
2007
LAUHGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Master Sgt. LaVelle Jenkins, 47th Force Support Squadron, indulges in one of the dishes prepared by the many contestants at the Laughlin Iron Chef competition held May 21. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Austin May) Laughlin's Iron Chef Competition
With a smell in the air that could make anyone's mouth water and sounds of people trying and enjoying new food, judges launched the Laughlin Iron Chef competition by starting to complete the tasting. The food contestants came up with varied from salads, stuffing, sandwiches and even sushi, and were all meant to have an Asian Heritage theme. A few
0 5/25
2007
ALAMO VILLAGE, Texas -- Cast and crew, including actors Billy Zane and Eric Braeden, say their goodbyes to actor George Kennedy as he completes filming his on-location scenes at Alamo Village.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May) Laughlin members get 'extra' duty
Dust swirls through an open street in a small, western town. Birds chirp, bees buzz, and horses snort. Suddenly, a woman screams at the top of her lungs. As she stares at the beaten, bloody body of George Kennedy lying in the middle of the road, two men rush into the street and drag her away. A man saunters out of a nearby building with a rifle,
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2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --Senior Airman Adam Hall, 47th Flying Training Wing fire department, lends a hand to a girl from a kindergarten class in Rocksprings, Texas, to get down from a fire truck. Firefighters helped take several groups of students through Laughlin's fire station, demonstrating to children of all ages how they use firefighting equipment.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Firefighters lend a helping hand

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2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- In honor of Spouse appreciation day May 11 the 84th Flying Training Squadron helps more than 20 pilots' spouses experience how their spouses complete the mission everyday. The spouses were taken through the process of preparing to fly just as there spouses would, to lead up to a "taxi" ride down the runway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Appreciation for military spouses

0 5/18
2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- As one of the restaurant's first patrons, 2nd Lt. Khary Thompson takes a plate of food from a cook at Zorba's Greek and Italian Restaurant May 14.  The establishment opened in what used to be the Chapparal Dining Facility.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Olufemi Owolabi) Zorba's brings unique dining option to Laughlin

0 5/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo 47th Force Support Squadron (Provisiional) under construction
On March 5, 2007, the 47th Mission Support Squadron and 47th Services Division conducted a merger ceremony and formed a united squadron, the 47th Force Support Squadron (Provisional) as a test squadron for the Air Force. Once the merger ceremony took place, then the real work began constructing a new organization. This requires us to work together
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2007
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