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  • Guidance to the Skies, Laughlin ATC receives AETC award

     A key piece to airpower are the pilots trained here every day, however, without the Airmen on the ground, these pilots would never reach the sky -- this is where Laughlin Air Force Base’s Air Traffic Control tower steps into the picture.

  • Community Wins $2.3M Grant for Laughlin

    The state of Texas awarded nearly $2.3 million in grants to Laughlin Air Force Base Tuesday morning to help improve the base infrastructure.The grants will fund $864,874 for renovations to the wing’s Aerospace Physiology building and $1.4 million to upgrade the T-1A flight line building. Both

  • 47th Medical Group Booster Shots

    The 47th Medical Group has the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine available for all DOD beneficiaries ages five and older at Allergy and Immunization Clinic by appointment only.

  • HPCON Update

    Laughlin Air Force Base has directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo+ effective January 6, 2022. The change is due to the increased transmission rates of COVID-19.

  • Prescribed burn at Laughlin Jan. 15-17

    Laughlin Air Force Base will conduct a prescribed burn from Jan. 15-17 to reduce Laughlin's fuel loads, thereby lowering the risk of wildfires. Prescribe burns will also maintain, restore and improve Laughlin's unique ecosystems.Laughlin AFB has teamed up with the Bureau of Land Management wildland

  • Laughlin AFB allies training and working together

    Many United States pilots have walked the halls of Laughlin Air Force Base and undergone the trials and tribulations of undergraduate pilot training. The training is one of the most demanding of all the careers in any military. That is why many of our allied countries send their own here to learn

  • SUPT Class 22-03 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 22-03 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov, 12, 2021. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman

  • Laughlin T-38C Talon mishap second release Nov. 19

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – One pilot was killed and two pilots injured during a mishap involving two T-38C Talon trainer aircraft here at approximately 10:00 a.m. Nov. 19. One of the injured pilots was transported to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, Texas, where they were treated

  • News release Nov. 19

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- At approximately 10:00 a.m., an aircraft accident involving two T-38 aircraft took place on the runway. We will release more information as it becomes available. Please follow our social media for updates as we receive them. Additional questions should be directed