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David Morin, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron base energy manager, official photo. (contributed photo) Laughlin civilian wins DOE energy award
The Air Force's Energy Action Month is drawing to a close, but Laughlin continues to lead the way in energy efficiency and water conservation with the recent announcement that a Laughlin civilian won the 2013 Department of Energy Individual Federal Energy and Water Management Award.David Morin, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron base energy manager, was
0 10/24
2013
Default Air Force Logo Laughlin wins AETC program for five consecutive quarters
For the 5th consecutive quarter, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, has won the Air Education and Training Command Energy Incentive Award Program for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013. The award's criteria considers energy and water reduction compared to the previous three years' average baseline."Winning this award again has really set the bar
0 10/17
2013
Default Air Force Logo Who will be AETC King of the Hill?
A new game focused on the Air Education and Training Command's Cost Conscious Culture initiative is adding a fourth "C" to C3 - competition. King of the Hill, an online game in which AETC members can vote for their favorite AETC C3 ideas, will debut June 10 and run for 42 days. Each day two cost-saving ideas will compete against each other for
0 6/11
2013
A sprinkler head prepares to activate on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, April 29, 2013. To conserve water, the 47th Civil Engineer Squadron began to only irrigate the priority roads on base. The base's water coverage was decreased from 300 to 60 acres, saving the base thousands of dollars each year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jimmie D. Pike) Providing a Cost Conscious Culture
Team XL was once again recognized by Air Education and Training Command for reducing the use of energy and water on base for the fourth quarter of 2012.Laughlin was awarded its third consecutive Water and Energy Intensity Reduction award since the program began in 2009. "The award consists of a $250,000 cash reward," said David Morin, 47th Civil
0 5/03
2013
Robert Wade, 47th Maintenance Directorate chief of data management and Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century program facilitator, explains the team’s wall diagram detailing the current status of T-38 maintenance procedures to Col. Tom Murphy, 47th Flying Training Wing commander during an AFSO 21 meeting at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 6, 2013. AFSO 21 is a multi-step continuous process improvement system developed to review the processes used by organizations for waste and unproductive procedures. The tool was used to review how the T-38 is maintained at Laughlin from start to finish with new inspection guidelines added that risked impacting Laughlin’s mission of training world class pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nathan Maysonet) AFSO 21: Innovations for T-38 Maintenance
Using the Air Force's Smart Operations for the 21st Century Program, members from the 47th Maintenance Directorate and 47th Operations Group developed a plan to trim hours, required to maintain Laughlin's aging fleet of T-38 Talon aircraft.The eight-member team spent last week using AFSO 21's multi-step; continuous process improvement system to
0 2/20
2013
Members of Laughlin’s recent Air Force Smart Operations 21st Century review of the T-38 Talon Maintenance operations, composed of AFSO 21 Team Lead Philip Pulliam and members Lt. Col. Stephen Frank, Carl Molly, Juan Cedillo, Helen McCracken, Michael Peabody, Robert Wade and Lawrence Vaughn, pose with Col. Tom Murphy, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Garry Berry, 47th FTW command chief, after being presented the XLer of the week award at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 12, 2013. The XLer is a weekly award chosen by wing leadership and given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to Laughlin and their unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joel Langton) Laughlin XLer - Laughlin's AFSO 21 event team
Laughlin's Air Force Smart Operations 21st Century team comprised of members Philip Pulliam, Lt. Col. Stephen Frank, Carl Molly, Juan Cedillo, Helen McCracken, Michael Peabody and Lawrence Vaughn, were awarded this week's XLer for their week long review of current T-38 maintenance procedures using AFSO 21 to streamline the process Feb. 12. they
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