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  • Laughlin Leadership present Contracting Warrant to 47th CONF Airman

    Second Lt. Candice Arcuri, 47th Contracting Flight contracting officer, poses for a photo with her team at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 31, 2020. Because of Arcuri’s eight years of contracting experience, multiple deployments and professionalism, 47th Contracting Flight leadership reinstated

  • 47th Contracting Flight Change of Command

    Maj. Aaron Velasco, 47th Contracting Flight commander, and his wife, Jackie, pose for a photo after the change of command July 10, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The Velasco family hails from San Antonio, where he was a flight commander in at Basic Military Training. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • XLer of the week: Alejandro Alvarado

    Alejandro Alvarado, 47th Contracting Flight contracting officer, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, for the week of March 25, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th FTW commander, is given to those who consistently make

  • Putting our problems in perspective: visual reminders

    If you’ve ever visited my office, you’ll notice that I have a framed photograph hanging rather prominently on my back wall. The picture is of an Air Force Honor Guard member, diligently standing guard over two flag-draped caskets in the back of a C-17. This picture serves as a reminder of one of the

  • 47th CONF lauded by AFICA/KT Director

    Laughlin’s 47th Contracting Flight was recently commended by the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency for their outstanding work in helping repair and quickly getting the base back to normal operations after a hailstorm.