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Laughlin XLer: Airman 1st Class Danielle Britton

Airman 1st Class Danielle Britton, 47th Contracting Flight contracting specialist (front center), accepts the “XLer of the Week” award from Col. Thomas Shank (front left), 47th Flying Training Wing commander, on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 4, 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/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

Airman 1st Class Danielle Britton, 47th Contracting Flight contracting specialist (front center), accepts the “XLer of the Week” award from Col. Thomas Shank (front left), 47th Flying Training Wing commander, on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 4, 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/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

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Unit and job title: 47th Contracting Flight contracting specialist


Why she XLed: Britton led a $51.7 million roof repair project for 32 facilities damaged from a recent hail storm. Britton also managed the fire department’s alarm system repair and the chapel renovation projects, valuing at $491,000. She reviewed 10 contractors’ payrolls, found 12 discrepancies and mitigated Department of Labor violations. She quality checked the water isolation relief valves project, while leading a site survey and developing government cost objective, saving $25,000. Lastly, Britton is the Airman Dorm Council president and designed the wing’s POW/MIA event poster.