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Default Air Force Logo DEFY Summer Leadership Camp is Coming soon!
Laughlin's Drug Education For Youth program starts their annual summer leadership camp, July 16-25. "We Would Love for your youth to be a part of DEFY's Leadership Camp," said Anthony McKinney, director of DEFY. DEFY is a two-phase self esteem-building program that provides kids with the tools they need to resist drugs, gangs and alcohol. "We are
0 5/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo “Taste of Asia” Food Festival Big Hit with Wing
The first big event of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, the "Taste of Asia" food sampling was a big hit. More than twenty different dishes representing a variety of Asian and Pacific Rim countries were available to sample, and no one left disappointed. "If you weren't at the Taste of Asia, you missed out!" said Col. Dan Laro Clark, 47th
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Laughlin impact $284 million plus on region
Laughlin Air Force Base's fiscal year 2006 economic impact on the surrounding community is valued at more than $284 million, according to a recently released base economic impact statement. Laughlin is the largest employer in the Del Rio area. In fiscal 2006, the base generated employment for nearly 1,350 people in indirect jobs and supported
0 5/08
2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas ? Members of the Aerospace Physiology team, 47th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, display how to use the ?Barany chair? to a group of high school students from Crystal City, Texas. This particular chair is a method in which pilots train for air sickness and special disorientation trainin. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla)
High School Students learn more about Laughlin

0 5/08
2007
An Airman sits in a holding cell at a security forces squadron after being convicted of wrongfully using drugs.  (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May) Law Day gives local JROTC cadets front-row seat for entire legal process
Around noon May 1, in the abandoned temporary lodging facilities on Laughlin, two individuals were busted for doing drugs. As they were handcuffed, searched and taken into police custody, a smiling crowd of about 40 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets stood just beyond a perimeter of yellow police tape taking it all in. Law Day 2007 was in
0 5/04
2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Mariya Munguia, 47th Flying Training Wing and Senior Airman Torie Shimabuku, 47th Operations Support Squadron, helped to kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage month by placing a lei over the head of Col. David Petersen, 47th Operations Group's commander, before he enters the Wing Staff meeting May 1.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Kicking off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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2007
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The first team of competitors heads out for what will be the beginning of a grueling 36-mile Adventure Race III April 28. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin May) Grueling Adventure Race tests participants' endurance
With four legs in a blown up raft and four legs kicking through the cold water of Lake Amistad, near Del Rio Texas, a team of racers struggle to reach the finish line by means of their own feet and paddles alone. This was just one part of a grueling 36-mile race that allowed nearly 60 teams made up of more than 400 determined Airmen, Soldiers, and
0 5/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Law Day to take high school students on tour of legal system
May 1, 40 Junior ROTC cadets from Del Rio High School will know just how it feels to break the law and wind up in jail. Fortunately, they're learning the easy way. In observance of Law Day 2007, the cadets will take a guided tour following "the misfortune of a young Airman who is caught having used cocaine," said Capt. Lance Smith, 47th Flying
0 4/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo What's up Doc: Cough and cold medicine 101
"Which cold medicine do you recommend for Johnny's cough?" This is a tough question, not because there are so many effective cough and cold medicines on the shelf at the local drug store but rather because there are so many cough and cold medicines that just don't work! Well-designed clinical studies have shown that the usual over-the-counter cold
0 4/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Asian Pacific American Heritage schedule set
From the early 1800's to the 21st century, Asians and Pacific islanders have played a vital role in the development of the United States and have made long lasting contributions in all elements of American society. To honor the achievements of Asian/Pacific Americans, Congress designated the month of May each year as "Asian/Pacific American
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