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  • Thunderbirds prepare at Laughlin for ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    To help prepare for the 2020 ‘Fiesta of Flight’ Air & Space Expo at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, the base was visited by the advanced site survey team from the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Team, also known as the “Thunderbirds”.
  • 47th Medical Group participates in Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin

    A team of experts sent by the U.S. Air Force Medical Readiness Agency host the first-ever Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 13-17, 2020. “This exercise is intended to help Airmen of every rank by introducing standardized readiness tools for continued self-guided training by team chiefs here at Laughlin or wherever they go
  • Laughlin’s power lines going underground

    Over the last several months, many of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ power lines have been moving underground. The project, tied to a new utility privatization contract, aims to modernize failing power grids at many Department of Defense installations. These UP contracts were setup with the intent of upgrading many existing power lines on base.
  • XLer of the Week: Airman 1st Class Brandon Moser

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Moser, a 47th Comptroller Squadron financial operations technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Jan. 13, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert Zackery III, 47th FTW command
  • SUPT classes 20-06, 20-07 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-06 and 20-07’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Jan. 24, 2020, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • Trusted Care Hero: Senior Airman Morgan Davis

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Senior Airman Morgan Davis, an Aerospace and Operational Physiology technician with the 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, was recognized by the U.S. Air Force Medical Service as the Trusted Care Hero at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 6, 2020.
  • Exercise Ready Eagle expands skills of Laughlin AFB medics

    The 47th Medical Group pushed their abilities in the first Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on the week of Jan.13, 2020. The week-long exercise taught, coached and tested the newly-learned skills the Ready Eagle team brought to the 47th MDG.
  • Built to spec, made with care

    The U.S. Air Force uses a diverse array of aircraft to complete a wide variety of specialty missions for the U.S. Department of Defense. Even as powerful as these aircraft are, at the end of the day, they are still machinery that need to be repaired.
  • The 2020 Fiesta of Flight is coming to Laughlin

    Coming Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Fiesta of Flight Air and Space Expo will kick off at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. This free event, featuring the U.S. Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds, will include aerial acts from across the United States, static displays, and demonstrations from several agencies.
  • XLer of the week: Capt. Joshua Hammervold

    Capt. Joshua Hammervold, 47th Operations Group T-38C Talon standardization and evaluation, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, Jan. 6, 2019, 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
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