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  • Women's History Month: Staff Sgt. Vicktoria Bradshaw

    Staff Sgt. Vicktoria Bradshaw, 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, is relatively new to the K-9 career field and to Laughlin Air Force base, Texas. Bradshaw is empowered by absorbing information and experience. She emphasizes the importance of giving and expecting respect, which is why she believes it’s valuable to listen
  • COVID-19: What to expect at Laughlin

    A lot has happened over the last couple weeks regarding the novel coronavirus, as many are probably already aware. In response to the outbreak in other parts of the country, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, has made modifications to protect the health and wellness of its Airmen, their families, the local community, and everyone who visit the base.
  • Commissaries adjust shopping limits, implement ‘No ID touching,’ begin 100% ID checks and prepare for suspension of early bird hours

    The Defense Commissary Agency announced several operational policies to help stores better serve customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
  • 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air & Space Expo cancelled

    The 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air & Space Expo here March 14, is cancelled, in order to mitigate health risks to attendees.
  • XLer of the Week: Johnny Faz

    Johnny Faz, 47th Maintenace Directorate aircraft equipment maintenance analyst, was chosen by wing leadership to be the "XLer of the Week" for the week March 9, 2020.
  • XLer of the Week: Florentino Gomez

    Florentino Gomez, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron geobase program manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of March 2, 2020 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Lewis, 47th Operations Group superintendent, is given
  • Laughlin instructor pilots accepted as foreign area officers

    Two instructor pilots, Maj. Will Smith, 47th Operations Group chief of training, and Capt. Andrew Campbell, 47th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of operations, stationed at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, were selected to become foreign affairs officers. The U.S. Air Force has countless jobs, many of which are technically focused, such as security forces, medical technicians and air traffic controllers. However, every once in a while, the Air Force has opportunities for Airmen to break the mold and take on a different type of duties.
  • New kitchen coming to Laughlin CDC

    A new kitchen is currently undergoing construction at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ Child Development Center, and is scheduled to be open in early March.
  • Is it the flu or is it coronavirus?

    It is easy to feel vulnerable because of news about the coronavirus outbreak. The name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. The symptoms of influenza (flu) and coronavirus infection are similar, but these two illnesses are caused by different viruses. People with the flu may jump to the conclusion that they have been exposed to COVID-19. However, it is important to keep things in perspective and avoid needless worry.
  • Laughlin Security Forces member selected for OTS

    Master Sgt. Jarred Baker, the 47th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, was selected for Officer Training School on Feb 21, 2020 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.