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  • Airman’s Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Anne McCready

    "Strengthening relationships with those around you,” means much more than a social media post, laced with lavish filters and sparkling effects. For Airman 1st Class Anne McCready, strengthening relationships is about comradery, support when the times are tough, and people to share moments of a lifetime with when times are good.
  • Bowling lanes receive new upgrades

    For many Americans, the iconic images of bowling balls shooting down finely polished lanes has defined a generation and their past-times of choice. In a bid to update the game for the newest generation, the 47th Force Support Squadron recently completed upgrades to the Cactus Lanes bowling alley. The changes involve not only a modernization, but personalized and new ways to play the game.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Justin Najarian

    For inbound enlisted Airmen coming to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from either technical training or from another base, living in the dormitory for most is more than an option—it’s a requirement. To change the perception of living in the dorms, Staff Sgt. Justin Najarian, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen Dorm Leader, works day-in and day-out with the residents, the dorm council and base leadership to improve the quality of life for the dorm residents on base
  • XLer of the Week: Master Sgt. Debra Johnson

    Master Sgt. Debra Johnson, 47th Logistics Readiness Flight material management and traffic management contracting officer representative, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Jan. 14, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Laughlin Airmen earn Air Force level awards

    Four of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas' Airmen, military and civilian, earned various awards across Air Education and Training Command and the U.S. Air Force in late 2018.
  • Laughlin cyclist returns to racing after hit and run

    Albert Garcia, a controller in the 47th Operations Support Squadron, proved everyone wrong when he competed in the 208-mile No Country for Old Men ultra bicycle race Oct. 12. When Garcia got run over on his bicycle June 9, 2015 by a hit-and-run driver, it was supposed to be a day that stopped many things for him.
  • Seasons greetings from the Gentiles

    Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and his family wish personnel on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, a happy holidays. (U.S. Air Force Video by Airman 1st Class Marco A. Gomez)
  • New commander takes the 47th OG under her wing

    The 47th Operations Group welcomed its new commander during an assumption of command ceremony on Nov. 27, 2018 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. U.S. Air Force Col. Carey Jones assumed command of 47th OG, becoming its first female commander.
  • SUPT class 19-03 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-03’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Dec. 14, 2018, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • XLer of the Week: Staff Sgt. Corey Freundner

    Staff Sgt. Corey Freundner, 47th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Nov. 26, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.