Laughlin XLer: Airman 1st Class Karen Reyes
By Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja, 47th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs
/ Published January 26, 2017
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --
Unit and job title: 47th Security Forces Squadron patrolman
Why she XLed: After completing mediator training, Reyes acted to de-escalate a domestic violence incident, preventing further injury. Reyes maintained the best dorm room out of 94 Airmen, earning her the room of the quarter for her group. She is a certified military working dog decoy trainer after completing a six-phase course, bolstering Laughlin’s K-9 capabilities and training. Reyes, coined by her security forces manager, completed four post briefings and guardmount trainings. Lastly, Reyes passed two defense language proficiency tests, earning a Spanish speaker proficiency rating, opening future opportunities for a translator special duty or deployment.