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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
Federal agency members pose in the Val Verde Loaves and Fishes warehouse behind the food Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas donated and unloaded at the Feds Feed Families event in Del Rio, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready) Federal agencies donate food at Feds Feed Families annual donation event
Laughlin joined forces with other federal agencies as part of Feds Feed Families donated and unloaded 6,100 pounds of food, Oct. 11, to Val Verde Loaves and Fishes, a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization in Del Rio, Texas, who provides food for those in need.
0 10/19
2017
XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Evan Antons XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Evan Antons
Senior Airman Evan Antons, aviation resource management journeyman, was chosen by the 47th Flying Training Wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 14.
0 8/24
2017
87th FTS 87 FTS: 100 years in the making
One of the oldest squadrons in the Air Force celebrates its centennial
0 8/18
2017
F-86D Dog Sabre 87th FTS celebrates 100 years of excellence
One of the U.S. Air Force’s oldest flying squadrons celebrates its 100th anniversary at Laughlin Air Force Base, Aug. 18, 2017.
0 8/14
2017
Default Air Force Logo Five summer safety tips
With the summer season in full swing and outdoor activities are in full motion, Laughlin and its Airmen must do their part to ensure community safety.
0 7/20
2017
Volunteers from Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., play with animals during an event at A Pet’s Wish animal shelter in Del Rio, Tx., April 1, 2017.  The volunteering hours and “Christmas in July” event are some of the many ways Laughlin’s Airmen give back to the local community. Laughlin helps sheltered pets
The 86th Flying Training Squadron Booster Club partnered with a local animal shelter, A Pet’s Wish, to organize a charity event at the Laughlin Branch Exchange, July 11.
0 7/13
2017
Members of the San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District and local civic leaders join U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Shank in breaking the ground for the future Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering Magnet Elementary School at Laughlin Air Force Base,Tx., June 23, 2017. Building this school base will allow students to have direct access to mentors that work in the STEM career field. Laughlin, community celebrate ground-breaking of STEM school
U.S. Air Force Airmen and civilians from the 47th Flying Training Wing joined with Del Rio, Texas and San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District community members for a ground-breaking ceremony of Laughlin Air Force Base’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Magnet Elementary School, June 23.
0 6/28
2017
Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, the city of Del Rio, Val Verde County, and the state of Texas join together to cut the ribbon for the Defense Control Center at Laughlin AFB, Texas June 26, 2017.  The Defense Control Center, located outside the West Gate, will allow the base’s security forces the ability to inspect vehicles with state-of-the-art technology, while ensuring the safety of the base’s community.  Laughlin, Del Rio unite for DCC
Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, the city of Del Rio, Val Verde County, and the state of Texas joined together to cut the ribbon for the Defense Control Center at Laughlin AFB, Texas, June 26, 2017.
0 6/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Memorial Day ceremony observed by base Airmen, Del Rio
While many citizens of the United States marked their calendars for an extra-long weekend, Laughlin and the city of Del Rio used that opportunity to honor fallen veterans on May 29 for Memorial Day.
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2017
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