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  • XLer of the week: Aliyah Negley

    Aliyah Negley, 47th Flying Training Wing community support coordinator, was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Dec. 13, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Firefighter Training

    Members of 47th Civil Engineer Fire Department gather next to a T-1 Jayhawk to discuss an exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 14, 2017. The exercise simulated a fire in the aircraft to which they responded with fire containment and cleanup. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
  • XLer of the week: Airman Zachery Simpson

    Airman Zachery Simpson, 47th Communications Squadron client systems technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Dec. 6, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • SUPT Class 18-03 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-03, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Dec. 15, 2017.
  • New programs reach Team XL

    The 47th Force Support Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, has recently collaborated with the Airman and Family Readiness Center to introduce three new programs to the base. Among the new additions are the community center, Laughlin Information Tickets and Travel office and a Junior Flyer’s Club, all located in the A&FRC at Losano Fitness Center.
  • AETC explores learning possibilities through new pilot training program

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Education and Training Command is looking to explore how people learn and making a more efficient path to pilots earning their wings by revolutionizing training through the Pilot Training Next initiative. Scheduled to begin in February 2018, the program’s goal exemplifies the command’s concepts of the
  • XLer of the Week: Michael Honey

    Michael Honey, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineer, was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Nov. 22, 2017.
  • XLer of the week: Tech. Sgt. Matthew Smith

    Tech. Sgt. Matthew Smith, 47th Operations Support Squadron radar airfield and weather systems maintenance NCO in charge, was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Nov. 13, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Junior deployment 2017: Kids go downrange at Laughlin

    Children from Team XL and Del Rio fell into formation, Nov. 18, 2017 to inprocess before spending a morning in a mock deployment at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The junior deployment, held by Laughlin, was designed to support Military Family Month and help young military family members and children in the community understand both the Laughlin and Air Force mission.
  • Pilot killed in T-38 crash identified

    The members involved in the T-38 Talon crash from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Nov. 20, 2017 have been identified.
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