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Laughlin XLer: Senior Airman Steven Lowrance

Senior Airman Steven Lowrance, center, 47th Security Forces Squadron vehicle control officer, poses with Col. Thomas Shank, left, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Clapper, 47th FTW command chief, after accepting the “XLer of the Week” award, here, Dec. 2, 2015. The XLer is a weekly award chosen by wing leadership and is presented to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike)

Senior Airman Steven Lowrance, center, 47th Security Forces Squadron vehicle control officer, poses with Col. Thomas Shank, left, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Clapper, 47th FTW command chief, after accepting the “XLer of the Week” award, here, Dec. 2, 2015. The XLer is a weekly award chosen by wing leadership and is presented to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike)

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Unit and job title: 47th Security Forces Squadron vehicle control officer

Why he XLed: Lowrance filled an NCO spot to cover a gap in manning and took on four additional duties to include: Unit Deployment Manager, Air Expeditionary Force Reporting Tool representative, Status of Resources and Training representative and Emergency Management representative. He identified new government vehicle driver’s license requirements and coordinated training course dates for 99 unit members. Lowrance also completed an Airman Professional Enhancement Seminar, earned six credit hours for his Associate of Applied Sciences in Criminal Justice from the Community College of the Air Force, and maintained a 3.7 grade point average.