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  • Laughlin Switches Main Gate

    Laughlin’s residents and employees will be making adjustments to their daily commutes after the West Gate closed July 17, 2021 to allow for construction to get underway on several site upgrades on our gate infrastructure.Base access is limited to the North Gate for the duration of the project which

  • Laughlin Heritage Corner July

    July, named by and after Julius Caesar, begins the second half of the year and is often associated with renewal or even second chances. July is also one of the year’s hottest months in the northern hemisphere, and that is true for Laughlin and the surrounding area. Throughout the base’s 79-year

  • SUPT Class 21-12 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-12 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, July, 9, 2021. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st

  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth National Independence Day, as of June 17, 2021, was signed into law by President Joe Biden as a federal holiday that recognizes the ending of slavery in the United States.On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas after the surrender of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

  • Arrest of tutor

    Yesterday June 17th 2021, there was an arrest of a tutor assigned to the San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District’s Roberto “Bobby” Barrera Elementary School, located on Laughlin AFB. We are working closely with the school district and the Department of Homeland Security who is

  • Pride month panel

    Members of Laughlin Air Force Base host an open panel for pride month on June, 17, 2021. The panel was to raise awareness for service members in the LGBTQ+ community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman first class David Phaff)

  • How to combat moving shortage through PCS season

    With shortages caused though the Air Force due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so members have had trouble with moving to their next base.From April 15th to, 269 members have gotten counseling and organized moves into or out of Laughlin Air Force Base.The biggest hardship members have are the desired date

  • SUPT Class 21-11 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-11 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jun. 18, 2021. Laughlin is home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st

  • Flying through the viewfinder

    An Adrenaline infusing rush, like jumping head-first into icy cold water, that creates an overwhelming sense of nervousness in the pit of my stomach. This is what it felt like the first time I flew in a T-6 Texan II. I soon realized I might have one of the best jobs and office views in the Air

  • Laughlin Airman protect against pandemic in New York

    Laughlin's very own med group deployed to Brooklyn to assist in vaccinating the population. To fight against COVID-19 and help citizens get properly vaccinated in a timely manner to protect the densely populated areas.