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  • What Should I Personally Do to Prepare for Enlisted Promotion Testing?

    Laughlin AFB senior airman, staff, technical, master and senior master sergeants will have a better chance at promotion in the upcoming promotion cycle, if they apply the Weighted Airman Promotion System suggestions found in the front of the new Professional Development Guide. The new Professional Development Guide is needed for the general
  • New Diamondbacks taste competition for first time

    Several swimmers on the Del Rio Diamondbacks had their first opportunity to swim in a meet last Saturday in downtown San Antonio at the Natatorium. The meet was sponsored by the Alamo Area Aquatic Association (AAAA) and was comprised of 7 teams that included 361 swimmers from San Antonio, Austin and the surrounding communities. The athletes were
  • Dental clinic takes top AETC honor

    The Air Education and Training Command recently released the names of the annual Medical Service Award winner, and a unit with Laughlin's 47th Medical Group emerged as a winner. The 47th MDG's dental clinic was recently announced as the 2007 AETC's outstanding small clinic. "This award simply confirmed what we've known all along," said Lt. Col.
  • Laughlin’s FSS best in Air Force

    Laughlin's 47th Force Support Squadron has done it again. After winning a command-level award, the squadron continued to set the standard and was named best in the Air Force for running the most outstanding mission support squadron recently. "We have such a small, tight-knit group here that we need each other in order to complete this mission,"
  • Laughlin exercise physiologist helps maintain healthy Air Force

    Physical fitness training is a vital part of how Airmen prepare for the rigorous physical challenges they meet while at their home-duty stations and deployed locations. The Air Force Fitness Program requires all-active duty members to maintain an acceptable fitness level, which is achieved by working out a minimum of three times a week and being
  • Laughlin members showcase teamwork during Wingman Day events

    Laughlin members showed their commitment to each other Nov. 29 as hundreds of Airmen spent their afternoon participating in games and activities testing their teamwork during this year's Wingman Day events. The event, which started with a safety briefing at Anderson Hall, involved games such as nine-legged race, all aboard, wingman-to-the-rescue,
  • Election season Do's and Don'ts

    With political campaigns in full swing and a general election on the horizon, it is important that all Laughlin members understand and comply with the rules governing political activities by military members and federal civil service employees. Failure to comply with these rules can lead to disciplinary and/or adverse administrative action.