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  • Representatives in place for voting assistance

    With the U.S. presidential election in November drawing closer every day, servicemembers and their families living outside their state of legal residence must begin making preparations if they wish to vote. To assist in this process, each unit on base has been assigned a unit voting assistance officer. Representatives were recently trained by John
  • Laughlin makes history

    Have you ever found yourself searching for historical or statistical information about Laughlin Air Force Base and felt hopeless? Well, the search is over thanks to Laughlin's wing historian who developed a new website dedicated to Laughlin's history. Mr. Todd Schroeder, 47th Flying Training Wing historian, spent countless hours developing the site
  • Don't wait for last minute to file taxes

    The April 15 deadline for filing federal income taxes is rapidly approaching. The 47th Flying Training Wing legal office provides free tax assistance for active duty military and their dependents. Until March 28, appointments are available for one-on-one assistance in preparing 1040EZ and 1040A forms. After March 28, the legal office will still
  • Make a difference in 15 minutes

    Child abuse leaves more than just bruises. Long after children have recovered from the physical results of a beating, they can suffer from emotional and psychological trauma that can last the rest of their lives. Adults who experienced child abuse in their youth are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol, commit violent crimes, form unhealthy
  • 47th OSS takes basketball championship

    The 47th Operations Support Squadron basketball team won a rather large size trophy and bragging rights when they beat the 47th Force Support Squadron team 45 - 36 in the championship game at the Losano Fitness Center March 12. "When everyone came together to make this team, I could tell from the first game we played that were going to do well,"
  • Becoming a K-9 handler: not exactly a walk in the park

    In order to work with some of the military's most highly-skilled law-enforcement officers, one has to be ready to clean up after them. No, it's not hazing or a right of passage. But for anyone wanting to become a Security Forces K-9 handler, it's a small taste of what is sure to come. Staff Sgt. Nicholas Ehlinger, 47th Security Forces Squadron K-9
  • Laughlin kicks-off AFAF campaign

    Every year around this time Air Force members are given a great opportunity to take care of their own during the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign. The AFAF campaign was established as an annual effort to raise funds for charitable affiliates that provide benefits to active duty, Reserve, Guard, and retired Airmen, as well as their spouses and
  • IDS to sponsor Laughlin survey

    The Integrated Delivery System Working Group is sponsoring the 2008 Community Assessment Survey of service members, spouses, reservists, and reserve spouses. This survey is the best way for Air Force community members to make their opinions and needs known. The results of the survey will be used by base leadership and the Air Force to target