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87th FTS 87 FTS: 100 years in the making
One of the oldest squadrons in the Air Force celebrates its centennial
0 8/18
2017
F-86D Dog Sabre 87th FTS celebrates 100 years of excellence
One of the U.S. Air Force’s oldest flying squadrons celebrates its 100th anniversary at Laughlin Air Force Base, Aug. 18, 2017.
0 8/14
2017
Senior Airman Jonathan Gwei, 47th Medical Support Squadron travel and referral technician, poses for the camera, on Laughlin Air Force Base, Oct. 25, 2016. Gwei has secured a spot on the Air Force soccer team for his second time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) Chasing the dream; Airman makes AF soccer team once again
Senior Airman Jonathan Gwei, 47th Medical Support Squadron travel and referral technician had dreams of being the best and getting selected to play for some professional team. But fate had different plans for him.
0 1/12
2017
Staff Sgt. Omar Rivera Rivera, 47th Force Support Squadron management analyst, was recently accepted into Commissioned Officer Training for the Medical Service Corps. Through research and advice from his mentors, Rivera Rivera went the extra mile, shadowing officers, gaining knowledge on everything he needed to reach his goal and never losing that desire to be better. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ariel D. Partlow) Puerto Rican Airman overcomes all odds
Staff Sgt. Omar Rivera Rivera was recently accepted into Commissioned Officer Training for the Medical Service Corps.
0 10/28
2016
Senior Airman Samantha Parkhurst, 47th Medical Operations Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, looks at a water sample at the medical clinic on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, June 28, 2016. The bioenvironmental team tests Laughlin's base and marina water monthly to ensure safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ariel D. Partlow) Striving for growth as a person and as an Airman
An Airman from the 47th Medical Operations Squadron gets accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School through the LEAD program.
0 7/06
2016
Airman 1st Class Alex Foxx, 87th Flying Training Squadron aviation resource manager, squats weights on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 3, 2016. Foxx is training for an upcoming competition where he hopes to take home another first place finish. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Brandon May) Strong as a Foxx
The clanging of weights, thumping of treadmills and the aroma of sweat—all things associated with a gym -- are also things that describe a place one Laughlin Airman goes to relieve stress.
0 5/09
2016
Retired Air Force Col. Kimberly Olson, pictured as a captain, helped to influence the change of Air Force policy to allow women the opportunity to pursue flight training during Officer Training School. After the change in policy, she became the first female pilot to attend undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. (Courtesy Photo) Retired Col. Kimberly Olson: A Laughlin legacy
Retired Air Force Col. Kimberly Olson was the first woman to attend and graduate undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Due to her willingness to become a pilot, an outdated policy was changed to allow women the opportunity to apply to pilot training while in Officer Training School.
0 4/08
2016
Senior Airman Chey Weaver, 47th Medical Support Squadron biomedical equipment repair technician, instructs Rita Riojas, 47th Medical Operations Squadron dental assistant, during a Heartstrings “lunch-n-loom” session at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 21, 2016. Heartstrings is a program started by two Airmen who teach attendees to crochet knit baby hats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ariel D. Partlow) Looming for babies
Two Laughlin moms – who are both Airmen - wanted to make a difference and found a novel way, helping give Del Rio’s local infants a warm welcome into the world.
0 2/22
2016
Maj. Regina Wall, 86th Flying Training Squadron assistant director of operations, and Maj. Jared Wall, 47th Operations Group T-6A Texan II standardization and evaluation branch chief, pose for a photo on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 15, 2016. Although moving from base to base, deploying and working long and erratic hours for more than 10 years, the Walls and their two children have found a balance in the military and their personal lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon May)(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon May) A shared love, a shared goal, a shared mission
Since beginning their careers in 2005, Maj. Regina Wall and Maj. Jared Wall have shared almost every duty station and multiple deployments.
0 1/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo AETC Leaders share Holiday Message
Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Gerardo Tapia, AETC command chief, want to wish the Airmen and families of AETC a safe and happy holiday.
0 11/24
2015
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