LAUGHLIN AFB

McKinley era wreathed and revisited

Story by SGT Rachel Grothe on 02/06/2019 CANTON, Ohio -- Hundreds of people filled the halls of the President William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. Many attendees appeared to have arrived there via a time machine or snow covered horse drawn carriages instead of cars for the 176th birthday celebratio
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Airmen gain new way of connecting with local community

Story by Amn Hannah Bean on 02/01/2019 COLUMBUS, Miss. Members of the local community welcomed Airmen, friends and family members to the first Enlisted Partnership dinner Jan. 24 at Thai by Thai in Columbus, Mississippi. The Enlisted Partnership Program helps connect enlisted personnel with civic leaders from the Columbus-Lowndes community
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XLer of the Week: Gilbert Wheeler

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 02/01/2019 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
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Laughlin community renames STEM school after Vietnam veteran

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 02/01/2019 Community and base members gathered to dedicate the Science Technology Engineering Mechanics elementary school to Roberto (Bobby) Barrera at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Jan. 18, 2019. Barrera, an educator, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam, and a community
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Laughlin cyclist returns to racing after hit and run

Story by Joel Langton on 01/31/2019 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,
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RIANG says goodbye to nearly 50 years of Hart

Story by SSgt Kristi Mcdonald on 01/06/2019 Members of the Rhode Island National Guard gathered at Quonset Air National Guard Base, Saturday, December 1, 2018 to witness the retirement of Colonel Richard Hart after 29 years of honorable and faithful service. In attendance from Colonel Hart's family was his sister,
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