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  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: September

    September brings with it a change of seasons—summer’s heat reluctantly withdraws at the behest of burgeoning fall. With the shift in weather, we can also observe a number of important historical anniversaries this month.
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Daenon Davy

    Airman 1st Class Daenon Davy, 47th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, the week of Sept. 9, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Craig Prather, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert L. Zackery III, 47th FTW
  • New housing resident advocate listens to Laughlin residents

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Team XL welcomes a new member to it’s ranks--a housing privatization resident advocate--to ensure families living on base have the lines of communication they need to be heard and cared for.
  • Laughlin Leadership present Contracting Warrant to 47th CONF Airman

    Second Lt. Candice Arcuri, 47th Contracting Flight contracting officer, poses for a photo with her team at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 31, 2020. Because of Arcuri’s eight years of contracting experience, multiple deployments and professionalism, 47th Contracting Flight leadership reinstated her as a contracting officer. (U.S. Air Force
  • Enlisted graduate of Pilot Training Next instructs at Laughlin

    Most simulator instructors at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training bases are civilians with extensive experience in the field of aviation. Senior Airman Brenten Boler graduated Pilot Training Next on August 31, 2019--the only one in his class who was not assigned an airframe. He was assigned to be a T-6A Texan II simulator instructor at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • SUPT classes 20-22, 20-23 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-22 and 20-23 are set to graduate after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 3, 2020. Laughlin is the 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 Anne McCready)
  • Laughlin observes Women's Equality Day with all-female sortie

    Capt. Kimberly Bray, 47th Operations Support Squadron executive officer and instructor pilot, performs pre-flight checks on a T-6A Texan II at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 26, 2020. Laughlin observes Women’s Equality Day by flying an all-female formation sortie with instructor and student pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco
  • Laughlin Air Force Base moves to HPCON Bravo

    Base leadership has directed the change to Health Protection Condition Bravo on Thursday, August 27, 2020. This decision comes after a steady decrease of confirmed COVID-19 cases within the local area over the past 14 days.
  • Col. Prather tours CDC, Youth Center, STEM school, housing

    Melissa Menchaca, 47th Force Support Squadron child development center director, discusses challenges and solutions for child development center operations during COVID-19 with Col. Craig Prather, 47th Flying Training Wing commander on Aug. 21, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Prather toured the Child Development Center, Youth Center, Bobby
  • XLer of week: Maj. Danyell Lambert

    Maj. Danyell Lambert, 47th Healthcare Support Squadron health clinic flight commander, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, the week of August 17, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Craig Prather, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert L. Zackery III, 47th
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