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Default Air Force Logo Laughlin natural resources tackle environmental issues
This is the first in a four part series about the 47th Civil Engineer Squadron’s natural resources department tackling Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ environmental and preservation challenges.
0 9/22
2017
Airman 1st Class Kalle Cox, 47th Communication Squadron knowledge manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer,” for the week of Sept. 11, 2017. The “XLer,” a wing-level award program sponsored by Col. Charles Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th FTW vice commander, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission. XLer of the Week: Airman 1st Class Kalle Cox
Airman 1st Class Kalle Cox, 47th Communication Squadron knowledge manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer,” for the week of Sept. 11, 2017.
0 9/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018
You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a
0 9/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo AETC commander discusses Continuum of Learning, Force Development at AFA
Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, Air Education and Training Command commander, speaks to a standing-room only crowd about the redesigned Continuum of Learning at the Air Force Association's Air Space and Cyber Conference Tuesday, in which Airmen were invited to take part and ask questions about how the shift in learning culture would affect them.
0 9/20
2017
Master sergeants to use 2015 promotion study guide for testing Master sergeants to use 2015 promotion study guide for testing
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Master sergeants testing for promotion in the 18E8 promotion cycle will use the 2015 versions of Air Force Handbook 1 and professional development guide as study reference material, effective immediately. The new study material slated to be released this year will not be available in time to allow members to
0 9/19
2017
Airman Brittany Zipperian assists Airman 1st Class Daud Mohamad with a face mask during the Scarlet Hawk Exercise 17-03 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 6, 2017. While in the search and recovery phase of the exercise, the team donned personal protective gear, which would protect them from blood-borne pathogens. Both Zipperian and Mohamd are members of the 47th Force Support Squadron. Base exercises keep Laughlin Airmen prepared for potential mishap
“Murphy’s Law” is an old adage that suggests if there’s an opportunity for something to go wrong it can, and it will – and the Air Force is not immune.
0 9/15
2017
Mike Cardenas and Roland Deleon, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas recyclers, tosses cardboard into a flatbed at the aircraft engine workshop here Sept. 15, 2017. Cardenas and Deleon, who both are prior service members, have more than 20 years’ combined experience in recycling at the facility. Recycling at Laughlin preserves the environment, saves money
Before the mid-90s, the only means of recycling on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, was through delivering their recyclables to the neighboring city of Del Rio. This not only lead to recyclables being thrown into general trash, but landfills were filled to the brim.
0 9/15
2017
In the Stairwell performs “Some Nights” by FUN for America’s Got Talent at the Dolby Theater on Aug. 15, 2017. This performance earned enough votes to move the group to the Semi Finals. (Courtesy photo by Kevin Polizzotto) AF Academy cadet’s journey on America’s Got Talent
For the 15 members of the singing group, In the Stairwell, a journey that began in fall 2016 culminates at the Dolby Theater on America’s Got Talent Sept. 13, 2017.
0 9/13
2017
Staff Sgt. Phillip Crews, 47th Civil Engineer squadron fire emergency and logistics non-commissioned officer in charge, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer,” for the week of Aug. 30. The “XLer,” a wing-level award program sponsored by Col. Charles Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th FTW vice commander, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission. XLer of the Week: Staff Sgt. Phillip Crews
Staff Sgt. Phillip Crews, 47th Civil Engineer squadron fire emergency and logistics non-commissioned officer in charge, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer,” for the week of Aug. 30.
0 9/13
2017
Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
0 9/08
2017
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