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  • SUPT Class 21-10 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-10 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May. 27, 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 Senior Airman

  • Wingmanship + Diversity = A regular day at Laughlin AFB

    Pilots from all over the globe are trained at bases like Laughlin Air Force Base and to learn skills and knowledge to increase interoperability between our allied countries. They not only learn how to become pilots, but share their culture with US student pilots and instructors, while bringing new

  • May Heritage Corner

    Given May’s position as the year’s fifth month, it is often associated with growth and success. For Laughlin Air Force Base, that certainly holds true. Throughout the base’s 79-year history, May has seen Laughlin through growth from a plain goat ranch into a thriving and incredibly productive pilot

  • Laughlin performs at Wings Over South Texas

    Laughlin graced the skies over Corpus Christi Texas with one of the most unique formations that can be flown. Laughlin pilots had the honor to represent the base and Air Force at the Wings Over South Texas air show. The Formation flown is known as a dissimilar formation.“Dissimilar formation is any

  • Spouse's day take over

    Several hundred Laughlin spouses had the time of their life thanks to the hard work of some Laughlin members and the support of community partners.“I was amazed,” said Senior Master Sgt. Wakisha Humphries, Wing Day in Honor of Spouses project officer. “Everyone at Laughlin stepped up and did

  • XLer of the week: Michael Saldua

    Michael Saldua, 47th Maintenance Directorate aircraft mechanic, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, the week of May. 05, 2021, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Carey Jones, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt.

  • SUPT Class 21-09 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class 21-09 graduated after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May. 6, 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 Class

  • Laughlin performs at Wings Over South Texas Air Show

    A six-ship dissimilar formation consisting of two T-1A Jayhawks, two T-38 Talons, and two T-6A Texan II aircrafts from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, practice advanced maneuvering May, 2, 2021. Instructor pilots from the 434th, 87th and 85th Flying Training Squadrons demonstrated the flying