Money-Saving Idea Earns Laughlin Member Award

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AETCNS) - A member of the 47th Civil Engineer Squadron here, received a $3,969 award April 17, for an idea he submitted under the Innovative Development through Employee Awareness Program, saving the Air Force $1,130,744 over the next 45 years. 
Donald Hendrix, construction representative, suggested replacing the asphalt roofs in base with metals roofs after a severe hailstorm in 2002 caused extensive damage.