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  • XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Patrick Cushing

    Senior Airman Patrick Cushing, 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Oct. 18, 2017 The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin mission.
  • Laughlin ‘fire dogs’ focus on fire prevention

    Laughlin firefighters made their rounds on base during Fire Prevention Week, Oct 9 –13, 2017, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. This year’s theme for fire prevention week was “Two Ways Out,” and Team XL firefighters along with Sparky reminded people of the importance of situational awareness by touring the base, visiting facilities to spread the message and giving out literature on the subject.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Laughlin links medics with pilots in training

    Throughout the past year, the 47th Medical Group experimented with connecting medics with pilots going through a rigorous 52-week undergraduate training program to streamline medical care and minimize lost training time.
  • Patient Portal making appointments easier

    Children are in school, errands need running and work still needs tending to. Medical appointments can add to the stress of daily life – but they don’t have to. Patient Portal Secure Messaging, formerly known as MiCare, can help alleviate the pressure an added doctor’s visit could put on a busy schedule by allowing the patient to contact their healthcare provider electronically and over the phone.
  • Team XL gathers to raise awareness for domestic violence

    Team XL gathered to support domestic violence awareness on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 2, 2017. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Laughlin Family Advocacy is reminding people of the support available to any who find themselves a victim of domestic violence.
  • 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.
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