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  • 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 by Senior Airman Anne McCready)
  • 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 outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • 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 most important jobs I have ever held in the Air Force.
  • Laughlin XLer: Senior Airman Justin Merritt

    Merritt was chosen by wing leadership as this week’s XLer for his outstanding contributions to his unit and Laughlin.
  • 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.
  • Laughlin XLer: Airman 1st Class Tyler Troge

    Week of April 25, 2016