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  • Exercise Ready Eagle expands skills of Laughlin AFB medics

    The 47th Medical Group pushed their abilities in the first Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on the week of Jan.13, 2020. The week-long exercise taught, coached and tested the newly-learned skills the Ready Eagle team brought to the 47th MDG.
  • Cooking with the commander

    What talents are you blessed with? What hobbies do you love? How about sharing those with our Airmen? My husband, Chris, and I would often see Airmen in the commissary with only frozen pizza, chips and soda in their shopping carts. We would occasionally stop and chat with them about healthier options. The responses we received back were typically: “I don’t know how to cook.” We took this as an opportunity to share our gifts with our Airmen.
  • XLer of the Week: Capt. Kathleen Shurr

    Capt. Kathleen Shurr, 47th Medical Operations Squadron family health physician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Feb. 11, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • XLer of the Week: Gilbert Wheeler

    Gilbert Wheeler, 47th Medical Support Squadron information systems flight chief, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Jan. 7, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Lucas Lobo

    Airman 1st Class Lucas Lobo, 47th Medical Support Squadron outpatient records technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Oct. 15, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • 47th MDG Airman creates library of miniatures

    Staff Sgt. Barbara Panama, 47th Medical Group uniform business office manager, inspects on of the clay miniatures on display in her office on Sept. 12, 2018 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Panama has been crafting miniatures since she was 12, and says creating things helps her focus her energy and relieves stress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon

    Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon, 47th Medical Operations Squadron Dental Clinic oral prevetive assistant, is trained to provide patients with oral health education and information as well as the basic elements of preventive care. Savaiano-Calderon’s hope is that the overall quality of the work she and her team accomplish in the clinic, will
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez

    Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez, 47th Medical Support Squadron referral management and patient travel technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of April 23, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Senior Airman John McGovern

    Senior Airman John McGovern explains the work of aerospace physiology as an ever-evolving process that does not just stop at specialized undergraduate pilot training’s phase one program.
  • Bioenvironmental: Laughlin’s climate inspector

    For most, one of the first few factors that determines if a location is livable would be availability of clean air and water; however, does one factor in the process required to ensure these expectations are met?
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