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Laughlin XLer: Staff Sgt. Tynesha Sweeney

Staff Sgt. Tynesha Sweeney, center, 47th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standardizations and evaluations, accepts the “XLer of the Week” award from Col. Thomas Shank, left, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Clapper, right, 47th FTW command chief, here, March 30, 2016. 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 Airman 1st Class Brandon May)

Staff Sgt. Tynesha Sweeney, center, 47th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standardizations and evaluations, accepts the “XLer of the Week” award from Col. Thomas Shank, left, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Clapper, right, 47th FTW command chief, here, March 30, 2016. 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 Airman 1st Class Brandon May)

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Unit and job title: 47th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standardizations and evaluations.

Why she XLed: Sweeney was one of only three NCOs in the wing to complete Course 15, a distance-learning format for the NCO Academy, with no failures, and achieved a 91 percent - Laughlin Air Force Base’s highest score to date. She was the lead security forces wing inspection team member who drafted the objectives for an active shooter exercise, evaluated the lock-down process and ensured the wing’s readiness for an insider threat. She also attended the command chief’s ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ and developed a presentation that she used to mentor 22 security forces Airmen on the enlisted evaluation system.