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U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Shank, former 47th Flying Training Wing commander (left), passes the 47th Operations Group guideon to Col. Robert Pekarek, 47th Operations Group commander at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., June 22, 2017. The passing of the guideon symbolizes the ceremonious assumption of responsibility and command from one party to another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) 47th Operations Group Assumption of Command
Laughlin community members welcome U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Pekarek as he takes command of the 47th Operations Group.
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Employees of the Laughlin Commissary present an anniversary cake at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., July 1, 2017.  The cake was a part of the store’s celebration for the Defense Commissary Agency’s 150th anniversary. Commissary celebrates 150 years
The Defense Commissary Agency began its 150th year anniversary July 1. To observe this birthday, Laughlin’s commissary staff handed out free cake and reduced its store prices on food and household goods.
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All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-11's graduation ceremony June 9, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here. Retired Brigadier General Guy M. Walsh will be the guest speaker, and awards will be given to stand-out members of the class. Laughlin graduates more than 300 pilots annually. SUPT Class 17-11 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-11's graduation ceremony June 30, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here.
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U.S. Air Force Major General Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, presents the guideon to Col. Charles Velino, incoming 47th Flying Training Wing commander, during the wing’s change of command ceremony at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., June 28, 2017. Prior to taking command of the 47th FTW, Velino served as the 15th Operations Group commander at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Laughlin welcomes new commander
The 47th Flying Training Wing welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony June 28. U.S. Air Force Col. Charles Velino assumes command of a base that began its pilot training program in 1947.
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Members of the San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District and local civic leaders join U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Shank in breaking the ground for the future Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering Magnet Elementary School at Laughlin Air Force Base,Tx., June 23, 2017. Building this school base will allow students to have direct access to mentors that work in the STEM career field. Laughlin, community celebrate ground-breaking of STEM school
U.S. Air Force Airmen and civilians from the 47th Flying Training Wing joined with Del Rio, Texas and San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District community members for a ground-breaking ceremony of Laughlin Air Force Base’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Magnet Elementary School, June 23.
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Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, the city of Del Rio, Val Verde County, and the state of Texas join together to cut the ribbon for the Defense Control Center at Laughlin AFB, Texas June 26, 2017.  The Defense Control Center, located outside the West Gate, will allow the base’s security forces the ability to inspect vehicles with state-of-the-art technology, while ensuring the safety of the base’s community.  Laughlin, Del Rio unite for DCC
Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, the city of Del Rio, Val Verde County, and the state of Texas joined together to cut the ribbon for the Defense Control Center at Laughlin AFB, Texas, June 26, 2017.
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Col. Thomas Shank, 47th Flying Training Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Harper, 47th Mission Support Group superintendent (far right), pose for a photo with the Runway Supervisory Unit controllers at Laughlin Air Force Base, June 16, 2017. Shank and Harper had an opportunity to visit the RSU, and learned about the day-to-day procedures of an RSU controller. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) Visit with base Airmen: Runway Supervisory Unit
Col Thomas Shank, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, visited the Runway Supervisory Unit with Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Harper, 47th Mission Support Group superintendent, and the two had an opportunity to learn more about what an RSU controller does on a daily basis.
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A class of 30 Civil Air Partol cadets graduated from a week-long immersion course at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, June 16, 2017. Cadets in the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course experienced a condensed version of what actual pilot trainees at Laughlin go through in their 52-week training. Those who attended the SUPT-FC had an opportunity to learn emergency procedures, flying patterns, weather analysis and flight simulation just like a Laughlin pilot would. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) CAP cadets train as pilots
A class of 30 Civil Air Patrol cadets graduated from a week-long immersion course at Laughlin Air Force Base, June 16, 2017.
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Staff Sgt. Jessica Lu, 47th Communications Squadron client systems technician (right), accepts the “XLer of the week” award from Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander (left), at Laughlin Air Force Base, June 14, 2017. The “XLer” is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, Laughlin and the mission. Laughlin XLer: Staff Sgt. Jessica Lu
Staff Sgt. Jessica Lu, 47th Communications Squadron communications focal point supervisor, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “Laughlin XLer” on June 14, 2017. The “XLer” is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, Laughlin and the mission.
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Ms. Yamilka Pinero-Medina, 47th Civil Engineering Squadron Energy Manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” June 6, 2017. The “XLer” award is presented by Col. Thomas Shank, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, Laughlin and the flying training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Hambor) Laughlin XLer: Yamilka Pinero-Medina
Ms. Yamilka Pinero-Medina, 47th Civil Engineering Squadron Energy Manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” June 6, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Thomas Shank, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, Laughlin, and the mission.
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