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The 47th Security Forces Squadron is slated to host the first-ever Pre-Ranger Assessment Course at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 2 through 4, 2108. According to Carey, these three days are monumental in assessing whether you’ll be successful at the 15-day rather than sending an Airman who is not prepared. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) First Pre-Ranger Assessment Course to be held at Laughlin
The 47th Security Forces Squadron is scheduled to host the first-ever Pre-Ranger Assessment Course at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Feb. 2-4, 2018. The three-day course provides an opportunity for U.S. Air Force members of any rank and career field to gage whether or not the 15-day Ranger Assessment Course (RAC) at Fort Bliss, Texas, is a path they intend to pursue.
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Senior Airman Micah Adams, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department firefighter and Airman 1st Class Ian Miners, 47th CES firefighter, sprays off and scrubs a fire truck wheel in the fire department at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 18, 2018. According to Adams, keeping the firehouse clean is important, and—after studying and training—remaining ever-prepared is a continual priority. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Laughlin fire department defends the base
After hours, when the base is quiet and everyone has gone home, it may seem as if Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, is still and empty. In all actuality, the heartbeat of the base—the mission essential troops—are still holding the fort down. The 47th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department is a key player in keeping Laughlin safe. The ‘fire dogs’ stay involved through community engagement, raising fire prevention and safety awareness, and continual training.
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Left to right, Chief Master Sgt. Jodi Epps, 47th Operations Group superintendent, Danny Williams, 47th Operations Group director of academics and simulations, and Lt. Col. Britt Warren, 47th Operations Support Squadron commander, all took different paths in their Air Force journeys, guided by those who went before. Each communicate how they developed through advice they were given, which help them learn the value of taking care of each other, balancing career and personal life, and understanding the value of life itself. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman1st Class Anne McCready) Laughlin leaders highlight helpful advice
With a combined 88 years of Air Force service, three Laughlin leaders have learned the value of taking care of each other, balancing career and personal life, and understanding the value of life itself. Lt. Col. Britt Warren, 47th Operations Support Squadron commander, joined the Air Force with the understanding he was going to be a fighter pilot — a job where it’s important to be tough, thick-skinned yet sensitive enough to be receptive to feedback.
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Organizers, mentors and supporters for the 47th Medical Operations Squadron’s family advocacy program gather at the Losano Fitness Center at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 10, 2017. The family advocacy program offers courses designed to manage any types of stress, to channeling emotions of anger into happiness, or to help expecting or current parents gather more ideas to further ensure their children’s success, the classes are designed to help make life both easier and more fruitful. Family advocacy – empowering Laughlin Airmen
For many Airmen, the struggle of balancing long hours on duty while maintaining a healthy family or social life may prove challenging. Recognizing life situations in the professional and personal environments, the 47th Medical Operations Squadron has organized several classes under the family advocacy program.
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Default Air Force Logo New year’s resolutions for 2018
When Voltaire penned the words “every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do,” chances are he was not talking about New Year’s resolutions.
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Laughlin’s Chapel of the Wings ensures the entire base receives the pastoral care, counseling and support needed to sustain a good quality of life for Airmen and warriors. The Chaplin Corps are advocates for all base members leading Airmen to a more resilient lifestyle. (courtesy graphic/47th Flying Training Wing chapel) Chapel supports Airmen during the holidays
The chapel at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas has scheduled different services to ensure the needs of all Airmen are met throughout the holidays. Staff Sgt. Otis Williams, 47th Flying Training Wing chapel assistant, reminds Team XL it’s important for all Airmen know and have the opportunity to get the support they need from chapel during the holidays.
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Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-03 graduates after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 15, 2017. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, a pilot training base that produces more than 300 U.S. and international military aviators annually. SUPT Class 18-03 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-03, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Dec. 15, 2017.
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Michael Honey, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineer was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Nov. 22, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission. XLer of the Week: Michael Honey
Michael Honey, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineer, was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Nov. 22, 2017.
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Children participating in the junior deployment at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 18, 2017, sit under a pavilion at the youth center after a four-hour morning exploring the base and learning the Laughlin mission. The junior deployment is held so military children are better able to understand what their military parent does on a day-to-day basis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Junior deployment 2017: Kids go downrange at Laughlin
Children from Team XL and Del Rio fell into formation, Nov. 18, 2017 to inprocess before spending a morning in a mock deployment at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The junior deployment, held by Laughlin, was designed to support Military Family Month and help young military family members and children in the community understand both the Laughlin and Air Force mission.
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An attendee at Laughlin’s first robot rodeo showcase their creations during cyber awareness week at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 28, 2017. The purpose of the robot rodeo was to generate exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, and to create an avenue to show off the base’s and local community’s robotic creations. Cyber awareness week informs, educates
With the domination of online platforms like social media, mobile banking, and targeted advertisements, a person’s cyber footprint is much larger than one might think. During the week of Oct. 23, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ Airmen and base personnel had an opportunity to further their education and awareness of their personal and business online presence.
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