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Default Air Force Logo Major exercise set for Oct. 15-19
Laughlin is holding a major accident response exercise with members of the Del Rio Emergency Services, Del Rio Police and Fire Departments, Val Verde County Sheriff's Department and U.S. Border Patrol Oct. 15 to 19. "This will be a test of our ability to coordinate on and off base response efforts in a search and rescue capacity to better prepare
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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Chloe Flores, 2, daughter of Staff Sgt. Laurie Flores, 47th Aero Medical Dental Squadron/ Aerospace Physiology, and Jerry Flores Sr., plays with a piece of the piñata with her older brother Jerry Flores Jr., 3. More than 25 families came to the Children’s Fiesta October 4 at Club Amistad to learn more about the Hispanic culture by reading books, making crafts, dancing, and breaking open up a piñata on behalf of Hispanic Heritage month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Children celebrate Hispanic Heritage month

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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Alex Hall, daughter of Capt. Douglas Hall, 47th operations Support Squadron, and Carla Hall, Joseph Butters Jr., son of 1st Lt. Joseph Butters, 85th Flying Training Squadron, and Lady Butters, and Allie Clark, daughter of Col. Dan Laro Clark, 47th Flying Training Wing Vice Commander, and Susan Clark, play with a wooden jack-o-lantern to get in the spirit for the Fall Festival Oct. 11 at the Laughlin AFB Fam Camp.    

Laughlin hosts Fall Festival '07
The Laughlin Officers' Spouses' Club will combine family fun and fall decorating into one event from 4 to 9 p.m. at the OSC Fall Festival Oct. 13 at the Laughlin AFB Fam Camp. "People can expect lots of Fall fun, food, music and activities for everyone, even though the temperatures may not quite be 'Fall-like', said Morgan Arnold, OSC Fall Festival
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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Ms. Stephany Cavazos, Del Rio native and former Summer Hire, applies stamps to a holiday card for currently deployed Airman. A group of people gathered together recently to make and send different kinds of card for people who can,t be with us on the holidays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joel Langton) Supporting deployed members
More than 20 people turned out to send deployed Laughlin members cards from home Oct. 4 at Airman and Family  Readiness Center's Su Casa."It's one of the Airman and Family Readiness Center's key roles to make sure family members and deployed members stay connected during deployments," said Tech. Sgt. Walter Anderson, NCO-in-charge of the Airman and
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LAGUHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Dolores Salazar, 47th Flying Training Wing Survival and Egress shop, cuts fabric to begin sewing engine covers for aircrafts Sept. 20. She recently received a resolution from the State of Texas House of Representatives for her excellence in her job and volunteer work in Del Rio.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) An inspiration to all
"I can't believe they picked me," said Dolores Salazar, 47th Flying Training Wing Survival and Egress shop, when discussing her resolution she recently received from the State of Texas House of Representatives. Every two years a few Del Rio residents are presented with resolutions and special recognitions by State Rep. Pete P. Gallego. This year
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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- October 5 kicks off Fire Prevention Week  here with visits from the Laughlin Fire Department and Sparky to the Youth Center, Bookmark  Library and base housing. Fire Prevention Week will include fire truck safety, parade, rescue challenges and much more. (U. S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Fire Prevention Week schedule released
The Laughlin Fire Department has a busy schedule for the upcoming Fire Prevention Week.5 OCTOBER 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Sparky Visits the Youth Center 7 OCTOBER 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Fire crews visit base housing 8 OCTOBER 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. : Sparky Visits Laughlin main gate 2:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.: Fire Prevention Week kick-off parade 9
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Default Air Force Logo October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Every morning, somewhere in the United States, a police blotter will provide details of a domestic disturbance call. This report may, or may not, include injuries - many do. Some even report a death. Domestic violence,also know as, intimate partner violence continues to be an ever escalating public health problem in our country. Each year, nearly
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LAGUHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Francoise Menneboo, 47th Medical Operations Squadron, gives blood during the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center blood drive at the base chapel Sept. 27.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Laughlin members give blood, give life
Laughlin Air Force Base members stepped up to the plate Wednesday and donated blood for a base-wide blood drive. "The blood drive was a great success," said Veronica Galindo, a donor recruitment specialist for South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. "We're very thankful for the help Laughlin members have given," Everyday, hospitals throughout the
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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Tech. Sgt. Frank Munderback, 47th Security Forces Squadron, salutes as the colors are retired at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in Del Rio, Texas, Sept. 21. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Del Rio and Laughlin hold ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Laughlin AFB and Del Rio joined hands once again. This time at the Dr. Alfredo Gutierrez Jr. Ampitheatre Sept. 21 to honor POW/MIAs and the families of those that fell in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 32-min ceremony began with Maj. Gen. (ret.) Gerald Prather offering a prayer and memories of a fallen friend who was never found in Vietnam. After short
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LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Laughlin members, a group of veterans  that walked 340 miles from Alvin, Texas, local fallen heroes families and many others cross Highway 90 in Del Rio, Texas, Sept 21, during the a 7 mile walk for of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sara Csurilla) Laughlin marches for National POW/MIA Day
Nearly 50 Laughlin members strapped on 60-pound ruck sacks and marched seven miles along Hwy. 90 to the Dr. Alfredo Gutierrez Jr. Ampitheatre in Del Rio Sept. 21 as part of POW/MIA National Recognition Day. The group, comprising primarily of and led by 47th Security Forces Squadron members, joined forces with a group of Vietnam veterans from Alvin,
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