Laughlin XLer: Jose Gamez
47th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs
/ Published June 15, 2016
Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas --
Unit and job title: 47th Force Support Squadron recreation aid
Why he XLed: Gamez created an inventory plan, assessed 200 items and properly accounted for $250,000 worth of equipment for quality of life programs. He was the main desk attendant who ensured that only authorized patrons used the facility and enforced fitness policies and standards. He also maintained the fitness facilities and prepared the grounds, worth $14 million, to allow the fitness center to be open 112 hours a week.