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Team XL instructor pilots prepare for takeoff at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017. In response to the instructor pilot manning shortage at Vance AFB, Okla., Laughlin sent instructor pilots to help stave off the manning challenges. (U. S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Laughlin and Vance unite training forces
Team XL pilots joined forces with a fellow Air Education Training Command base to help ease their instructor pilot shortfalls. The 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., took on a greater student load in 2017 as a possible solution to the ongoing pilot shortage the Air Force is facing, but met some unexpected manning and technical issues. In response, Laughlin sent instructor pilots to help stave off the manning challenges.
0 11/17
2017
Military families come together bringing with them many different traditions, styles of celebrating and methods of holiday shopping. A common thread for holiday planning among Laughlin Airman is to begin saving early. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Holidays: Keep Santa out of the wallet
To some, the holidays are a festive time of year focused on tradition, family, fancy meals, decorations, giving… and spending. Whispers of Christmas begin in the fall—more or less after school starts—and really pick up after Thanksgiving. Military families come together, bringing with them many different traditions, styles of celebrating and methods of holiday shopping.
0 11/09
2017
Airmen of the 47th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control tower perform their daily operations at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 24, 2017. Laughlin’s tower is capable of operating with just four air traffic controllers, but with a busy training schedule, controllers in training must shadow certified controllers, which sometimes brings that number to eight. (U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) Air traffic control Airmen overseeing the skies
Somewhere along the U.S. -Mexico border, just outside of a small Texas border town, Laughlin Air Force Base prides itself with producing the world’s best military pilots in the nation. Helping those pilots navigate about 10,000 square miles of Texas skies, Laughlin’s air traffic control tower members help build the future of airpower and produces some of the best air traffic controllers in the Air Force as well.
0 11/08
2017
To ensure flying safety remains paramount in the airspace around Del Rio, Laughlin, and Laughlin Auxiliary Field, located near Spofford, Texas, Laughlin officials are asking all UAS, also called drones, operators to become knowledgeable and practice good general operating rules required to fly a UAS in the National Airspace System. This map shows a five mile radius around Laughlin AFB, Texas. The Federal Aviation Administration offers a free mobile application called “B4UFLY” that will show your current location and a circle around each airport that helps you determine if you should notify those airports. (Courtesy graphic) Laughlin announces UAS guidance
Unmanned Aircraft Systems are being detected in and around Laughlin Air Force Base and leadership wants to ensure everyone receives the latest regulation for operating these devices. To ensure flying safety remains paramount in the airspace around Del Rio, Laughlin, and Laughlin Auxiliary Field, located near Spofford, Texas, Laughlin officials are asking all UAS, also called drones, operators to become knowledgeable and practice good general operating rules required to fly a UAS in the National Airspace System.
0 11/06
2017
Edward Proffit, 47th Student Squadron T-6 Texan II civilian simulator instructor and phase one handler, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” for the week of Oct. 18, 2017. The “XLer,” a wing-level program, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) XLer of the Week: Edward Proffit
Edward Proffit, 47th Student Squadron T-6 Texan II civilian simulator instructor and phase one handler, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Oct. 18, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission.
0 11/02
2017
Volunteers donate their hair at a breast cancer awareness luncheon at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 19, 2017. The luncheon featured the Locks of Love charity which donates to breast cancer research. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Hambor) Laughlin raising breast cancer awareness
October, for both the foundation and Laughlin Air Force Base, is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Laughlin’s Airmen reflect on the month and what messages hit home.
0 11/01
2017
Laughlin will begin operating from its newly designed west gate on Dec. 1, 2017. 

The west gate, operating under 24-hour surveillance, will serve as the base’s only official entrance. Laughlin opens new gate
Laughlin will begin operating from its newly designed west gate on Dec. 1, 2017. The west gate, operating under 24-hour surveillance, will serve as the base’s only official entrance.
0 11/01
2017
An attendee at Laughlin’s first robot rodeo showcase their creations during cyber awareness week at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 28, 2017. The purpose of the robot rodeo was to generate exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, and to create an avenue to show off the base’s and local community’s robotic creations. Cyber awareness week informs, educates
With the domination of online platforms like social media, mobile banking, and targeted advertisements, a person’s cyber footprint is much larger than one might think. During the week of Oct. 23, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ Airmen and base personnel had an opportunity to further their education and awareness of their personal and business online presence.
0 11/01
2017
Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-01 graduates after 52 weeks of training, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 27, 2017. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, a pilot training base that produces more than 300 military aviators annually. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) SUPT Class 18-01 set to graduate
All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-01, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Oct. 27, 2017.
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2017
Senior Airman Patrick Cushing, 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” for the week of Oct. 18, 2017. The “XLer,” a wing-level program, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission. XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Patrick Cushing
Senior Airman Patrick Cushing, 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Oct. 18, 2017 The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin mission.
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