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  • Laughlin CCC returns to roots, speaks at first TACP graduation under Special Warfare Training Wing

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — On Dec. 13, 2019, Chief Master Sgt. Robert L. Zackery III, 47th Flying Training Wing command chief, was the guest speaker at the Tactical Air Control Party Apprentice Course graduation of class Hawk 110 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • XLer of the Week: Rene Martinez

    Rene Martinez, a 47th Maintenance Squadron T-6A Texan II aircraft mechanic, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, Feb. 3, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert L. Zackery III, 47th FTW command chief master sergeant, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • STEM zone’ coming to Fiesta of Flight

    While attending the 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air and Space expo at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, airshow-goers are scheduled to also have the opportunity to stop by the science, technology, engineering and mathematics displays on the flightline.
  • Commander's Corner: Lt. Col. Trent Brower

    There is no one single location my family and I can say is our favorite throughout our 16-year career. A reason for this is because it has never been about locations, but rather the people and relationships built during our time at various bases. We’ve been to bases some would argue offer experiences on both ends of the spectrum. However, the relationships and friendships cultivated at these locations grew stronger because of those very experiences.
  • XLer of the week: Staff Sgt. James Shanahan

    Staff Sgt. James Shanahan, 47th Security Forces Squadron trainer, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” of Jan. 27, 2020 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • PAVE rolls out on Laughlin

    Starting this month, the 47th Flying Training Wing will begin a new initiative designed to improve morale and reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors.The “Professionalism, Airpower, Vitality and Excellence” campaign, or PAVE, reimagines the less popular mandatory seminars used today with tools aimed to turn workplaces into healthy
  • Laughlin maintainer recalls airshow memories

    It’s almost airshow time again, and while it may be a first for some, it will bring back memories of past airshows for others. Steve Hogan, 47th Maintenance Directorate T-1A Jayhawk phase supervisor, looks forward to March 14, 2020, the day of Laughlin’s first airshow of the decade.
  • Laughlin military working dog retires after 10 years of honorable service

    Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, celebrated the retirement of Cchico, a 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, Jan. 28, 2020.
  • Laughlin chaplains join forces with Border Patrol

    Four U.S. Border Protection chaplains spent half a day on Jan. 27, 2020 with Laughlin’s chapel staff, sharing how each serves their communities at Laughlin Air Force, Base, Texas.
  • We Are Laughlin

    This is the mission video for Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas.