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  • 47th Flying Training Wing History

    The 47th Flying Training Wing has been active at Laughlin Air Force Base since September 1, 1972. In the nearly fifty years that it has been operating at Laughlin, the 47th Flying Training Wing has trained more than 15,000 pilots for the United States and its allies, and has seen many bright and dedicated Airmen come and go through its
  • 47th Medical Group

     The primary mission of the 47th Medical Group at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, is to provide medical, dental and aeromedical services to the 47th Flying Training Wing, the Air Force's largest specialized undergraduate pilot training (SUPT) program. The 47 MDG is responsible for managing the health care of more than 3,500 Department of Defense
  • 47th Maintenance Directorate

     The 47th Flying Training Wing Maintenance Directorate is responsible for furnishing quality aircraft, support and services to its customers. It's assigned resources of aircraft, support equipment, and facilities are worth more than $1.3 billion. The Directorate's seven divisions are a mix of organizational and intermediate-level aircraft
  • 47th Student Squadron

    The 47th Student Squadron was activated at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, and assigned to the 47th Operations Group on Dec. 2, 2011. The 47th Student Squadron traces its roots back to the 47th STURON which was constituted by order of the Secretary of the Air Force on March 22, 1972. The 47th STURON was assigned to the then newly reactivated and
  • 434th Flying Training Squadron

    The 434th Flying Training Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, along with the 85th FTS, conducts primary flight training in the T-6A Texan II as part of the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training program.  The 434th FTS traces its lineage to the 434th Fighter Squadron which was activated on Oct. 15, 1943 during a buildup of Army Air
  • 85th Flying Training Squadron

    The 85th Flying Training Squadron, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, along with the 434th FTS, conducts the T-6A Texan II flying training portion of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training. The 60 instructor pilots of the 85th FTS train over 150 students annually, flying over 26,000 sorties and 35,000 hours. The 85th FTS traces its lineage to the
  • 47th Mission Support Group

    The 47th Mission Support Group (MSG) is charged with taking care of the daily operational needs of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The mission of the MSG is to provide the highest quality support, most responsive customer service, and the best morale, welfare, and recreation programs to enable graduation of the world’s best pilots, deployment of
  • 47th Operations Group

     The 47th Operations Group is responsible for training U.S. Air Force and allied nation pilots under the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Program. The 47th OG provides management, control, standardization and evaluation of all aspects of flying training operations and airfield management at Laughlin. The group consists of four flying
  • TRICARE Information

    Phone: 1-800-444-5445 What is TRICARE? Tricare is a health care program for active duty, their eligible family members, their survivors and eligible retired military personnel and their family members. Tricare is designed to: 1) improve timely access to health care 2) maintain a high quality of care 3) offer more services and a full range of
  • Referrals

    Referral Management Center: (830) 298-6396Tricare pays for covered medical services for Tricare Prime beneficiaries that are authorized in advance by the primary care manager. Think of your PCM as the provider that focuses on your overall health that has the ability to guide you to other health care professionals, such as specialists, hospitals,