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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
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Capt. James Bloch, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 12. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. George Richey, 47th FTW command chief, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, and Laughlin’s mission.
Laughlin XLer of the Week: Capt. James Bloch
Capt. James Bloch, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 19.
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Default Air Force Logo Five summer safety tips
With the summer season in full swing and outdoor activities are in full motion, Laughlin and its Airmen must do their part to ensure community safety.
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Default Air Force Logo XL spouses give back
Laughlin XL Spouses Club has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 17 applicants across the San Felipe CISD school district this year. Students from Laughlin, Del Rio, and Comstock received aid through the program, pushing them towards higher education.
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2017 Annual Drinking Water Summary 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
This report is a summary of the quality of water on Laughlin Air Force Base provides its customers.
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Ms. Dorothy Thomas, 47th Force Support Squadron chief of unit training, swabs her cheeks as part of Laughlin’s first ever “Salute to Bone Marrow Donor Registration Fair” at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., July 17, 2017. The event is a recruitment drive designed to help boost the national registry numbers and to potentially match a donor with a patient. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) Laughlin hosts a “Salute to Bone Marrow Donor Registration Fair”
U.S. Air Force Airmen partnered with a national organization, Salute to Life, to host a bone marrow donor registration, at Laughlin AFB, TX., July 17-21. This drive is intended to boost the national registry numbers to provide more matches between donors and patients.
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“XLer of the week” winner, U.S. Air Force SrA Isaac L. W. Saul accepts his award with members of the 47th Security Forces Squadron, along with Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. George Richey, 47th FTW command chief, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., July 12, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by wing leadership, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, and Laughlin mission. Laughlin XLer of the Week: SrA Isaac L. W. Saul
Senior Airman Isaac L. W. Saul, 47th Security Forces Squadron resource protection and electronic security systems manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 12.
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Volunteers from Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., play with animals during an event at A Pet’s Wish animal shelter in Del Rio, Tx., April 1, 2017.  The volunteering hours and “Christmas in July” event are some of the many ways Laughlin’s Airmen give back to the local community. Laughlin helps sheltered pets
The 86th Flying Training Squadron Booster Club partnered with a local animal shelter, A Pet’s Wish, to organize a charity event at the Laughlin Branch Exchange, July 11.
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Laughlin’s honor guard fold a flag during a mock funeral at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., July 10, 2017.  The honor guard program was formed through legislation passed by Congress in 1948. (U.S. Air Force/photo Airman 1st Class Daniel Hambor) Laughlin graduates new honor guard members
Seven Airmen gained the official delegation to be called honor guard members yesterday at Heritage Park, July 10. In order to officially complete their training, graduates were required to showcase some of their duties during a simulated mock funeral, which consisted of a firing party, flag folding, and rendition of Taps.
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