XL Snapshots

Surprise promotion for health care administrator
Tech. Sgt. Nicole Rogers, 47th Medical Group family health and flight medicine office manager, checks in a patient at the clinic at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018. Rogers was recently recognized and promoted to technical sergeant through the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program—a program designed to early promote enlisted Airmen who demonstrate exceptional potential. (U.S. Air Force phot by Senior Airman Daniel Hambor)
Surprise promotion for health care administrator
Col. Charlie Velino 47th Flying Training Wing commander, presents the Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion to Staff Sgt. Nicole Rogers, 47th Medical Group flight medicine office manager, on Sept. 6, 2018 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The Stripes for Exceptional Performers program is designed to early promote enlisted Airmen who demonstrate exceptional potential. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
XLer of the week: Maj. (Dr.) Phong Ngo
Maj. (Dr.) Phong Ngo, 47th Medical Operations Squadron physician, enters a patient’s information into a medical records program, Sept. 18, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. “The challenging aspect is finding the amount of time and being efficient to try to handle everything, because we’re such a small base, we have to learn to coordinate with outside providers and specialists to get the patients the care they need,” Ngo said. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marco A. Gomez)
XLer of the week: Maj. (Dr.) Phong Ngo
Maj. (Dr.) Phong Ngo, 47th Medical Operations Squadron physician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Sept. 10, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. 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. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marco A. Gomez)
Commander's Corner: Get out there and go get it!
Maj. Matthew McGinnis, 47th Security Forces Squadron commander, provides insight on how proper preparation places one in a position to seize any opportunity. "More often than not, being in the right place at the right time wasn’t an accident," McGinnis said. "You were in the right place because you worked hard and put yourself there." (U.S. Air Force photo)
XLer of the week: Capt. Tiffany Sykes
Capt. Tiffany Sykes, 47th Flying Training Wing assistant staff judge advocate, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Sept. 4, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. 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. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin N. Valmoja)

 

 

         

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