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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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2017
First Lt. Jason Dark, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” for the week of Oct. 11, 2017. The “XLer,” a wing-level program, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) XLer of the Week: First Lt. Jason Dark
First Lt. Jason Dark, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Oct. 11. The “XLer,” a wing-level award program sponsored by Col. Charles Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th FTW vice commander, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission.
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2017
Federal agency members pose in the Val Verde Loaves and Fishes warehouse behind the food Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas donated and unloaded at the Feds Feed Families event in Del Rio, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Federal agencies donate food at Feds Feed Families annual donation event
Laughlin joined forces with other federal agencies as part of Feds Feed Families donated and unloaded 6,100 pounds of food, Oct. 11, to Val Verde Loaves and Fishes, a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization in Del Rio, Texas, who provides food for those in need.
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2017
Courtesy Graphic Cyber Awareness week coming to Laughlin
A week-long, national event is coming to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas starting Oct. 23. Cyber Awareness Week, an event dedicated to raising awareness for internet security and cyber visibility is scheduled to feature events such as a network security workshop, a course on data destruction, and internet safety lessons for children.
0 10/19
2017
Changes to patient travel take effect Laughlin dental creates bright smiles
With the mission of tending to Laughlin’s permanent party Airmen and the constant processing of incoming pilots to the wing’s training program, the 47th Medical Operations Squadron dental flight has a tall order to fill.
0 10/03
2017
Col. Charles Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander and Airman Brittany Zipperian, 47th Force Support Squadron apprentice, cut the first slice of cake at the Air Force Ball at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 30, 2017.  Traditionally, the oldest and youngest attendants to the ball cut the first slice of cake. Air Force Ball held at Laughlin
Laughlin’s Airmen and their family members took to Club XL in mess dresses and evening dresses to celebrate the 2017 Air Force Ball, held Sept. 30. The theme of the ball was the 1940s era, according to Capt. Donald Lewis, the event coordinator, which aimed capture the rich culture and history of airpower for the United States.
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2017
Mike Cardenas and Roland Deleon, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas recyclers, tosses cardboard into a flatbed at the aircraft engine workshop here Sept. 15, 2017. Cardenas and Deleon, who both are prior service members, have more than 20 years’ combined experience in recycling at the facility. Recycling at Laughlin preserves the environment, saves money
Before the mid-90s, the only means of recycling on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, was through delivering their recyclables to the neighboring city of Del Rio. This not only lead to recyclables being thrown into general trash, but landfills were filled to the brim.
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2017
XLer of the Week: 2nd Lieutenant Dana Perodeau XLer of the Week: 2nd Lt. Dana Perodeau
Second Lieutenant Dana Perodeau, International Military Students officer, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 28.
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2017
XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Evan Antons XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Evan Antons
Senior Airman Evan Antons, aviation resource management journeyman, was chosen by the 47th Flying Training Wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 14.
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2017
87th FTS 87 FTS: 100 years in the making
One of the oldest squadrons in the Air Force celebrates its centennial
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