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  • Laughlin XLer: First Lt. Jonathan Graziano

    Graziano was chosen by wing leadership as this week’s XLer for his outstanding contributions to his unit and Laughlin.
  • XL maintainers knocking out hangar queens

    In January, 2016, there were 38 T-6 aircraft that hadn’t seen the skies in more than 30 days on Laughlin Air Force Base. Those 38 aircraft categorized as “hangar queens.” Eight of those 38 aircraft haven’t flown in over three years, with one nearing five years being non-mission capable. In a year and a half, Laughlin has cut that number down to the lowest number of T-6 hangar queens in any of Air Education and Training Command’s wings with only one downed aircraft – and it’s thanks to Team XL’s maintainers.
  • SUPT Class 17-08 set to graduate

    Laughlin celebrates the graduates of SUPT Class 17-08.
  • Del Rio Middle School tours Laughlin

    Many seventh graders in Del Rio didn’t know where Laughlin Air Force Base is, much less what the base does or what it can offer them. To fix this, Laughlin has begun a tour program for Del Rio Middle School, showing the students more about the base.
  • Laughlin XLer: Israel Levrie

    Levrie was chosen by wing leadership as this week’s XLer for his outstanding contributions to his unit and Laughlin
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment saves lives, keeps pilots flying

    For the men and women of Laughlin Air Force Base who specialize in the mechanical repair of our aircraft’s parachutes, suits and oxygen delivery systems, ‘life-saving’ is not a buzzword in an instruction manual or a pronoun used to label a piece of equipment. For them, the Laughlin Aircrew Flight Equipment shop, life-saving is their job, their sense of pride, and their great accomplishment every time a pilot completes a sortie unharmed. ‘life-saving’ is a mission that extends not only to Laughlin’s pilots, but pilots across our entire Air Force.
  • Reserve Student Pilot Chosen for Instructor Duties

    This year, for the first time in the history of the 340th Flying Training Group, a reservist will become a First Assignment Instructor Pilot. Maj. William “Bubba” Pope will start his FAIP assignment with the 96th Flying Training Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas, this summer. “Maj. Pope has an outstanding personality and demeanor
  • Laughlin graduates first honor guard members

    Professionalism, tradition, conditioned; driven to excel no matter the type of ceremony, severity of the temperature, or size of the crowd. Those are just some of the characteristics that all honor guardsmen and women carry with them while performing their ceremonial duties.
  • Laughlin XLer: Capt. Richard Loesch

    Loesch was chosen by wing leadership as this week’s XLer for his outstanding contributions to his unit and Laughlin.
  • Marina offers fuel sales

    The Southwinds Marina in Del Rio will begin offering fuel sales starting April 1, 2016, on port.
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